This new company markets bed sheets, comforters and duvets to men.
Astute specialty merchants are setting themselves apart by designing their own shirts, either under private label or collaborating with brands.
Mitch Gambert of Mel Gambert Shirts, Peter Roberti of Adrian Jules and the rest of the Custom Tailors and Designers Association board have launched a series of ambitious projects to increase membership and make the organization relevant to the consumer public.
Peter Millar is opening a store in Denver in partnership with Craig Andrisen and Dave Morton of Andrisen Morton.
Levine left Club Monaco this week after four years as vice president of men’s design to head the men’s design team at Abercrombie & Fitch.
When the closings are finalized, the company will operate about 500 Gap stores and 300 Gap Outlets (the Gap Outlet business was not affected by the closings) in North America.
Tengram Capital Partners, the private equity group that has stakes in Luciano Barbera and Robert Graham, has acquired the Italian trouser brand Zanella.
The former Lacoste and Diesel USA CEO will work with Cushman & Wakefield’s fashion and luxury goods clients.
Galeria Kaufhof operates 103 stores in Germany and is the country’s biggest department store retailer by market share.
Barbour Inc. has opened a store at Tice’s Corner Marketplace in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. It is the 11th U.S. store for the brand.
Independent sales rep Jim Brooks has taken on U.K.-based luxury knitwear brand Alan Paine for the Northeastern U.S.
The head count reduction was in the store operations, production, sourcing and merchandising departments; Somsack Sikhounmuong, head designer for J. Crew’s Madewell business, will take over women’s at J. Crew for Tom Mora.
Neiman Marcus Group, parent company of Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, swung to a profit of $19.82 million in the third quarter, from last year’s Q3 loss of $8 million.
The Wilson family launched a new company called Kit and Ace in Canada; it sells what it calls “technical cashmere,” a collection of luxury performance sportswear.
June 11 was National Seersucker Day, and while that may sound like a publicity stunt by Haspel, it actually has nearly 20 years of government support.
The licensed tuxedo shops, to be located inside 300 Macy’s doors by fall 2016, will be branded as Macy’s but operated and staffed by Men’s Wearhouse.
American Apparel’s new CEO Paula Schneider continues her hiring campaign with Brian McHale as SVP and chief information officer.
Joseph Boitano, a former Saks merchant, is Lands’ End’s new chief merchant and design officer. Scott Hyatt of J. Crew and Ian Velardi of Bonobos have joined as chief supply chain officer and design director, respectively.
This is the third opening the New York-based lifestyle brand has announced this year. An Atlanta store will open in July and a Manhattan store — the brand’s second — opened in early May.
Harry Sheff talks to Kevin Hansen, who left his position running Badowers late last year to join the freshly funded online startup Men’s Style Lab as their VP of merchandising.