Buyers traipsed all over New York this week to hit the various trade shows to stock up on fall merchandise.
At Coterie, which took place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, some 1,100 vendors were selling merchandise ranging from cashmere sweaters, outerwear and furs to denim, activewear and beauty products. Tom Nastos, president, UBM Fashion, said traffic was very strong. Traditionally, Coterie has run Sunday through Tuesday, but this year it ran Monday through Wednesday. “It started Monday and traffic was up from the previous year,” Nastos said. He said there’s been a lot of order writing activity and some buyers stayed after the show’s closing on Monday night until 7 p.m. to write the business.
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