Retail analysts have warned that one of the lasting effects of 2008’s fiscal upheaval will simply be consumers’ memory of it.
But designers and other industry executives have also taken last year’s lessons to heart, and plan to put them to good use in the year ahead. Whether out of necessity, a fighting spirit or an overcrowded marketplace, a few indicated they are inspired by the challenges this new year poses. Thakoon Panichgul simplified the task at hand with “Change is growth.”
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)