ADIDAS SHOPS AROUND: Like its arch rival Nike, which announced plans to purchase Converse last week, Adidas-Salomon AG is also in the market for a few new labels. That’s what Adidas chairman Herbert Hainer said earlier this week, but declined to elaborate. But industry sources were hard-pressed to come up with any brands that would be a good fit for Adidas.
Old-school names like Converse are hard to come by, and that’s the area where Adidas needs some presence, insiders said. Adidas declined to comment.
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)