From St. John to Coach to Jones Apparel Group, many design houses prefer to avoid the high cost and frenzy associated with producing a runway presentation during Fashion Week.
Who needs all the madness? A variety of firms, ranging from Jones Apparel Group to Liz Claiborne to Coach, Cole Haan, Guess and St. John perennially decide to skip New York’s show week — perhaps because they’re getting along just fine without it. After all, few can argue with the financial track records at Jones, Claiborne or Coach, which are among the fastest-growing companies in the apparel and accessories industries.
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)