Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.
The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.
LVMH reported a 9.8 percent rise in first-quarter sales and was upbeat about 2005, citing demand for designer handbags and luxury watches
WOMEN’S WEAR BOOSTS BOSS: Hugo Boss AG is off to a strong start this year with net earnings rising 17 percent on a sales gain of 14 percent for the first quarter. In preliminary figures released Wednesday, the Metzingen,…
Maureen Chiquet made two major appointments Wednesday, Christine Dagousset to oversee the marketing and sales of fragrance and beauty, and Rebekah Hirsch as head of a newly unified public relations effort.
Retail prices for women’s apparel jumped 1.8 percent in the month and 0.4 percent for the year, according to the March Consumer Price Index.
Meltin’ Pot moves to Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.
EYE TO EYE: Karl Lagerfeld, who just photographed Helena Christensen for a forthcoming Dom Perignon advertising campaign, has another collaboration cooking with the supermodel-turned-photographer. He said he plans to…