In these meager economic times, retailers and consumers are helping themselves to seconds — designer second lines, that is.
Executives from Galliano, Red Valentino, Philosophy by Alberta Ferretti and others cite encouraging progress and future growth potential as retailers devote more floor space to such brands and as consumers seek more bang for fewer designer bucks. These second lines also are building their own retail networks and expanding their product assortments.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)