John Varvatos

The first year of the pandemic saw dozens of retail bankruptcies.


Apparel Retail’s Year in Bankruptcy Court

Major retailers’ court restructurings during the pandemic were fast-paced proceedings designed to cut debt and rent, and transfer ownership.

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Luke Combs performs "Better Together" at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.


Katy Robbins Gently Brings New York Style to Country Music Stars

She is dressing Luke Combs and Eric Church for their appearances on the Country Music Association Awards on Nov. 11.

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John Varvatos


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.

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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.

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John Varvatos


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.

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The John Varvatos store in Dubai has a residential feel.


John Varvatos Files for Chapter 11

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

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A look from the John Varvatos Artisan Eyewear line.


Varvatos to Launch Guitar-Inspired Eyewear Capsule

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

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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.

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A look from the John Varvatos Led Zeppelin capsule.

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Varvatos Creates Led Zeppelin Capsule

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

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Nick Jonas and John Varvatos


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.

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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.

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

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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.

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John Varvatos Star USA has been updated for fall.

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Revamped John Varvatos Star USA to Make Debut at Pitti

The show should help target international department and specialty stores.

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John Varvatos' Spring 2019 Star USA Campaign

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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.

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