The domestic textile industry is getting closer to the edge of extinction.
Thanks to the ongoing credit crisis and consolidation of retailers and apparel producers, the U.S. textile industry — which, in its heyday, employed more than 700,000 workers, but has since shrunk to less than 300,000 — is facing even bleaker days.
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)