Men’s sportswear designers are going big for fall, with bold textures and jacquards, added detail and embroidery and luxe accents such as suede and leather.
Coming out of lackluster fall and holiday seasons, sportswear designers expect retailers to be cautious about their purchases for fall 2009. Many recognize that their core customers will continue to buy their products if they are well made and look different from what’s already in their closet. However, consumers want to spend the same or less for updated looks, so designers are concentrating on offering more bang for the buck.
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)