NEW YORK — It was a tough back-to-school season, but teens are still shopping with a frenzy and junior sportswear makers are about as upbeat as any apparel vendors.
Sales of junior apparel registered a 9.2 percent gain to $9.6 billion in the first nine months of this year, according to NPDFashionworld consumer data. This comes at a time when total spending on women’s apparel slipped about 5 percent compared with the same period last year.
"I love to fight and I got into a lot of trouble, so instead, I thought I'd do it professionally," says Bellator MMA fighter Liam McGeary. #wwdfashion (📷: @andyboyle; Interview by @jeanpalmieri; Styled by @thealexbadia)