Morgan Wallen


Morgan Wallen’s Roller-Coaster Ride to Country Music’s Pinnacle

The country music artist has experienced major highs and lows on his journey to the top of the charts.

clock January 19, 2021Jean E. Palmieri


Mens Sportswear

Outdoors and Heritage Brands Remain Bright Spots During Pandemic

From L.L. Bean, REI and Moosejaws to Carhartt, Levi’s and Dickies, trusted brands and retailers are holding their own during the health crisis.

clock January 11, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Wrangler jeans


Denim Company Kontoor Brands Reports More Losses During the Pandemic

The Wrangler, Lee and Rock & Republic parent company lost $33 million in the most recent quarter thanks to the global shutdown.

clock August 6, 2020Kellie Ell

Bob Marley in Wrangler.


Wrangler Introduces Bob Marley Capsule Collection

The collection features a mix of re-worked denim jackets with exclusive patches, layered denim shirts and T-shirts with iconic Bob Marley iconography.

clock July 27, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Wrangler store


Wrangler, Lee Jeans Parent Company Investing in Digital, Slowly Reopening Stores

Kontoor Brands charts go-forward strategy as the effects of the coronavirus play out around the world.

clock May 7, 2020Kellie Ell

Lee Jeans


Coronavirus Hits Kontoor Brands

The Wrangler and Lee jeans parent company reported quarterly earnings, falling short on both top and bottom lines.

clock May 7, 2020Kellie Ell

Wrangler jeans


Kontoor’s Wrangler Brand Delays China Opening Until Fall

The denim company expects even further declines with the coronavirus spreading.

clock March 5, 2020Kellie Ell

Getting ready with Dylan and Paris Brosnan.


The Golden Globes: Getting Ready With 2020 Ambassadors Dylan and Paris Brosnan

The brothers, sons of actor Pierce Brosnan, wore Armani to the 77th Golden Globe Awards, which honors excellence in film and television.

clock January 6, 2020Ryma Chikhoune



Kontoor’s Share Price Slides After Revenue Miss

The Sears bankruptcy is still impacting the owner of Lee and Wrangler.

clock November 7, 2019Kathryn Hopkins


Amazon’s First Omnichannel Fashion Event Gets Mixed Reviews

In Berlin, Amazon’s shoppers could use artificial intelligence to find the perfect jeans and strut along a digital runway. Despite enthusiasm from participating brands, it’s hard to know just how successful Destination Denim was.

clock October 27, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Looks from the Wrangler Opening Ceremony collection.


Wrangler, Opening Ceremony to Create ‘Value’ Capsule Collection

The collection features jeans, graphic Ts and color-blocked jackets with a Nineties aesthetic.

clock October 9, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

Apparel imports into the U.S.

Business Features

Who is the U.S. Picking Trade Fights With and How Important Are They to Fashion?

It’s not just China, with the likes of Vietnam, Guatemala, India and Europe all getting dragged in as the U.S. increasingly uses tariffs to assert its power.

clock August 23, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Reading the Future

Business Features

Fashion’s IPOs: Who Wins on Wall Street?

A flurry of offerings over the past year has five new(ish) names vying for attention, but who has the right business model to endure?

clock August 19, 2019Kathryn Hopkins



Wrangler and Lee Owner Addresses Mexico Exposure

The denim company, known as Kontoor Brands, was recently spun off by VF Corp. as a separate entity.

clock August 8, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Wrangler Foam Dye

Human Resources

Wrangler, Lee Parent Company Kontoor Brands Names Simon Fisher Managing Director, EMEA

Fisher will oversee the Lee and Wrangler business in the EMEA region.

clock July 16, 2019Fiona Ma



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