NEW YORK — It’s not exactly an auspicious moment to make his debut at Anne Klein, but Michael Smaldone is taking on the collection with the spirit of the house’s historic logo, a roaring lion.
While the label’s parent company, Kasper ASL, is about to be put up for auction in bankruptcy court, most likely pointing toward new ownership and bosses for Smaldone, the designer said any anxieties about the future of the business have only furthered the spirit of creativity.
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)