PARIS — Signaling challenging times for independent labels, the owner of Rue du Mail said the fashion house helmed by designer Martine Sitbon would take a sabbatical of at least one year.
“We want to step back and rethink our strategy,” said Hong Kong-based investor Jimmy Chan, who in 2006 established the brand, named after the address of its Paris headquarters (as Sitbon’s prior partners still own her name).
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