Just over a year ago, Oxford Industries quietly bought the Duck Head trademark. But at the end of this month, the Atlanta-based manufacturer is going to make some noise as it relaunches the venerable men’s wear brand.
“There’s a lot of resonance with this brand,” said Wesley Howard, president of Oxford’s Lanier Clothes division, which is spearheading the return of the Duck Head label. ”It speaks to the authority of the brand — there’s a lot of emotional connection.”
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“As long as [companies] are peopled by humans, there’s always that opportunity [for authenticity.] When that doesn’t happen, it’ll hurt your [brand],” he says. “We’re human beings. Human meaning flesh, being meaning spirit. As long as we have that, there is the opportunity for growth and elevation.” — Pharrell Williams, WWD Original.
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