When Black Fleece, Thom Browne's collaboration with Brooks Brothers, launched in more than 30 of the specialty retailer's doors last fall, many in the industry thought the partnership seemed like a mismatch given the line's high price tags and fashion-forward looks.
But is it? Can the classic Brooks Bros. look expand to include the ankle-high pants and shrunken jackets for which Browne has become known? How would the sales staff deal with the dichotomy between the retailer's easy American style and the designer's at-times rigid one?
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)