As a whole, the apparel industry might be limping along, but intimates is marching to a different drummer.
Lingerie continues to be a Teflon-coated business despite a lackluster economy. The current woes affecting the rest of the apparel industry just won’t stick to this particular market, and it’s not difficult to understand why. Having generated $12 billion at retail in 2001 — approximately $500 million more than 2000 — the consumer appetite for lingerie appears to be insatiable.
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)