John Varvatos

John Varvatos

Legal

John Varvatos’ Planned Sale to Lion Gets Court’s Green Light

The designer brand has until mid-August to complete the sale — if not, WHP Global’s back-up bid could prevail.

clock July 24, 2020Sindhu Sundar

John Varvatos

Mens Designer Luxury

John Varvatos Seen Exiting His Namesake Brand

A Lion Capital subsidiary is expected to acquire the bankrupt brand and merge it into AllSaints in the U.K.

clock July 23, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

John Varvatos

Legal

Lion Prevails in John Varvatos Auction

The designer brand proceeds with a bid by Lion/Hendrix Cayman Ltd., already an owner in its business, to buy the company out of bankruptcy.

clock July 22, 2020Sindhu Sundar and Jean E. Palmieri

The John Varvatos store in Dubai has a residential feel.

Legal

John Varvatos Files for Chapter 11

The designer brand cited ongoing sales declines in recent years that were compounded by the coronavirus pandemic.

clock May 6, 2020Jean E. Palmieri and Sindhu Sundar

A look from the John Varvatos Artisan Eyewear line.

Eyewear

Varvatos to Launch Guitar-Inspired Eyewear Capsule

The designs are based on the designer’s personal collection of instruments.

clock February 20, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

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Fashion Scoops

Kate Hudson Chats HappyxNature, Sustainability and Starring in Sia’s Anticipated Film ‘Music’

“We’re going to announce it at some point in an interesting way,” the actress said of the project, expected to be released in 2020.

clock December 13, 2019Ryma Chikhoune

A look from the John Varvatos Led Zeppelin capsule.

Fashion Scoops

Varvatos Creates Led Zeppelin Capsule

The line of shirts, pants and coats commemorate the 50th anniversary of the band’s debut album.

clock October 28, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

Nick Jonas and John Varvatos

People

Nick Jonas and John Varvatos Are Launching a Tequila Brand

The Jonas Brother has teamed with designer John Varvatos on Villa One, a new line of tequila.

clock August 29, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Rachel Zoe’s Informed Selections for Gilt

The stylist-turned-designer is always game to venture to another platform.

clock March 29, 2019Sharon Edelson

The uniforms designed by John Varvatos for The Dominick.

Fashion Scoops

Varvatos to Dress the Dominick’s Staff

The designer will be outfitting the staff in new made-to-measure garments from the Star USA line.

clock March 26, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

A look from the John Varvatos x Game of Thrones collaboration.

Fashion Scoops

Varvatos Teams With ‘Game of Thrones’ for Capsule Collection

The line will be unveiled at an event at the designer’s Bowery store on Wednesday night.

clock March 13, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

John Varvatos Star USA has been updated for fall.

Mens Designer Luxury

Revamped John Varvatos Star USA to Make Debut at Pitti

The show should help target international department and specialty stores.

clock January 8, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

John Varvatos' Spring 2019 Star USA Campaign

Mens Retail Business

John Varvatos Business on a Growth Path as Sale Rumors Silence

Chief executive officer Mark Brashear’s three-year strategy centered around restructuring and reenergizing the 19-year-old brand.

clock December 26, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

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People

Badflower Blasts Onto the Rock Scene — With Help From John Varvatos

The Southern California band is also the first rock group to be signed to Big Machine/John Varvatos Records.

clock December 13, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

The John Varvatos store in the Dubai Mall.

Mens Retail Business

John Varvatos Enters Middle East With Dubai Mall Store

This is the 31st unit for the designer men’s wear brand but its first in that region.

clock December 4, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

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