The recession seemed to have eased its grip at the revamped and relocated ENK NYC, where vendors cheered the steady flow of “quality” retailers and a growing consensus that the apparel business had begun to improve.
“We’ve seen retailers we haven’t seen in the market for a few seasons,” said Greg Lawrance, co-founder of Number:Lab, which showed winning athletic-inspired pieces such as a reversible wool pull-over and tailored jersey drawstring pants. “Price is still their first question, but people seem to have more faith in the future.”
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)