Fearing hurricanes and high gas prices would curtail spending, stores went heavy into promotions, resulting in better-than-expected same-store sales.
Soft, billowing shapes have a charming lightness, which is winning in any season, but especially in one that puts simple, quiet looks front and center.
From fine pleats to floral prints, certain houses have specific signatures, which designers developed further this season. But other firms are still looking for one.
Lingerie maker Agent Provocateur had a few tricks up its sleeve for the inauguration of its corner at Printemps on Wednesday.
Getting into a retailer’s door is never easy for a manufacturer.
“I’ve never been freaked out or weird about sex” is sort of an odd way to explain your decision to pose naked in a photo spread set in a futuristic factory populated by clones and sex dolls.