BIDERMANN KEEPS PARTYING: After a big reunion in 2010, Bidermann Industries USA is having an encore. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the company, an alumni reunion is being planned for July 18 at Hudson Terrace in New York at 7 p.m. During its heyday, Bidermann had many high-profile divisions, including Calvin Klein men’s wear, Ralph Lauren women’s wear, Yves Saint Laurent men’s wear, Karl Lagerfeld women’s wear, Bill Robinson and Daniel Hechter, as well as Cluett, Peabody, Arrow and Gold Toe.
The cost for the evening is $125 a person. The deadline for registration is May 31. Those attending so far include Ken Sitomer, Michel Zelnik, Herman and Bubbles Bott, Harold Rosenblum, Chris Calligan and Norman Fryman.