While much of the buying action at the various trade shows this week focused on immediate and holiday deliveries, the main topic of conversation was whether the customer would enthusiastically return to stores this fall and resume her buying habits. Retailers believe fall will be a pivotal season to determine the shape they’ll be in for Christmas and spring. Many retailers said they were combing the trade show aisles in search of fill-ins, new names, good prices and special pieces to reenergize consumers.
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)