Terry R. Pillow will retire from his position as CEO of Tommy Bahama on January 30, 2016, and will be succeeded by Douglas B. Wood.
John Varvatos will become the first menswear designer to be honored with the “Fashion Cares” award by the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.
Cole Haan has partnered with Mountain Hardwear to create the ZerøGrand Outerwear collection.
City Sports, Inc., the Boston-based specialty sporting goods retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and plans to close eight retail locations.
Gap, Inc. has reported that its credit default swap, or the insurance on its debt, has increased significantly.
Normally making news over its raunchy advertising or its beleaguered founder, American Apparel’s problems are now decidedly less risque. The controversial fashion line filed for bankruptcy with the US courts on Monday, struggling to keep its cool persona while juggling lawsuits and mounting debt. Read more at BBC News.
The French are increasingly enthralled with all things New York—particularly its crunchier artisanal cousin, Brooklyn. From the endless cohort of sneakers and Levi’s 501s to the ironic Girls references to the bagel shops and vegan eateries sprouting in lieu of traditional brasseries, Paris, it seems, is getting more and more …
You may not think of your local department store as a hub of innovation. But technology drives almost every step of the retail experience. Here are five ways some companies are tapping emerging to provide ever more value to their customers. Read more at CIO.
Londoners flocked to Savile Row to watch sheep and models parade side by side in an exhibition aimed to promote the use of wool in menswear. Read more at Evening Standard.
The relationship between hip hop and fashion is powerful and prolific. Theirs is a love that is loudly celebrated by style-obsessed rappers who rhyme about their sartorial swagger any chance they get. Read more at The Huffington Post.
A retailer wants to know if he should be traveling abroad to find new merchandise to excite his customers.
Luxury Men’s Apparel Group has announced the acquisition of Italian sportswear brand Culturata.
Brooklyn-based designers Raul Arevalo and Brad Schmidt of Cadet won the first-place Design Entrepreneurs NYC award of $100,000 to implement their business plan.
G-III Apparel Group, Ltd has partnered with Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon for the launch of sports apparel line Hands High.
Los Angeles-based retailer American Apparel has filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11, and plans to reorganize over the next six months.
Swiss watchmaker TISSOT has announced a new multiyear deal that makes the watch brand the first Official Timekeeper of the NBA.
When one talks to Peter Poopat and Flavio Girolami, it is easy to forget that they are the design duo behind the label Common Projects, the super-minimalist sneaker worn by everyone seeking a hint of upscale cool, from the creative layman to Kanye West. Read more at The New York …
The explosion in retail experience, thanks to technology, has been changing the rules of the retail world. With the advent of online shopping, customers increasingly show a preference towards digital platforms for a unique shopping experience. Read more at Gulf News.
JackThreads, after shedding two fading e-commerce revenue models, is hoping to emerge as a leading online menswear brand, with its own line of reasonably priced, casual clothing at the core of its business. Read more at Digiday.
On Thursday, Eddie Bauer launched a 22-piece menswear collaboration with Ilaria Urbinati, which includes slimmer-cut and more colorful updates on the brand’s archival pieces. Read more at Details.