Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.
The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.
The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.
The changed forecast caused designers and others to breathe a sigh of relief.
The designer is tapping into his love of gardening to promote his latest book, “The Style, Inspiration and Life of Oscar de la Renta.”
Word has it Hedi Slimane, who had a soft spot for the Carreau du Temple during his Dior Homme year, is to return to the venue to unveil his newest collections.