with contributions from Misty White Sidell
 on June 13, 2019

Fashion’s getting ready to give President Donald Trump a piece of its mind with top executives warning of dire consequences if he ratchets up tariffs in his trade war with China.

Higher prices for already-squeezed consumers, job losses and store closures are all in the offing if the administration boosts tariffs on Chinese-made apparel and footwear by 25 percent, according to letters from a host of major American retailers sent to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

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