The owner of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein is focusing on its flagship labels and has sold its heritage brands for $220 million, in a deal that has made Authentic Brands (ABG) a specialist in formal American menswear.
According to a new report from NPD, increases in sales of dresses and shapewear indicate that consumers are returning to social events, but the pandemic looks to have changed the way shoppers are approaching dressing up.
Milan Fashion Week Men ended on Tuesday with a sense of unfinished business. Nearly all shows were virtual and there was little buzz in the city, though designers conveyed unreserved optimism in their videos.
Isabel Marant has launched an online platform dedicated to reselling its vintage pieces. People who donate pieces to the site will receive a voucher and all proceeds will go towards the designer’s charitable fund.
With an element of confusion remaining around just how manufacturers and retailers should ‘quarantine’ products due to potential Covid transmission, a report has been released could help footwear makers and sellers.
Joules seems happy with its progress in the year to the end of May, despite the pandemic. It saw continued strong digital momentum and said that since reopening in April, store sales have been ahead of expectations.