Madewell continues to show gains while comp sales at the J. Crew brand remained challenged.
The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.
Hats are making a comeback just in time for summer in the capital.
Sydney Finkelstein, professor of strategy and leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, weighs in on J.C. Penney and Ron Johnson.
Hollywood and Washington came together at the annual event.