Barbour’s first U.S. store, opened in 2003, has reopened after extensive renovations.
Ringo Starr and Jimmy Page helped John Varvatos celebrate the opening of his first European store on London’s Conduit Street last week.
Elise Diamantini looks at two newcomers to the U.S. market, Chris Manley’s Surfside Supply and Japanese cult knitwear brand Tomorrowland.
A 250,000 sq. ft. Neiman Marcus store will anchor the retail part of the Hudson Yards development on Manhattan’s west side, along 10th Avenue between 31st and 32nd Streets.
Doug Ewert: “As of Jan, 2015 we will be leveraging our internal tuxedo rental inventory and logistics to serve the Jos. A. Bank tuxedo operations.”
Merchandise planning expert Steve Pruitt on how independent retailers should react to a slowing sales cycle.
Burlingame, California’s Sam Malouf recently announced the addition of women’s wear to the store’s mix. Collections like Jason Wu, Brunello Cucinelli, Nina Ricci and Victoria Beckham will be available for the fall 2014 season. “Customers have been asking for a collection of women’s wear since we opened our doors in …
Elise Diamantini highlights a few of her latest showroom visits.
Jonathan Eyal opened Supply & Advise in midtown Miami in June 2013. “We were searching for a permanent location, but decided to do something temporary timed for Art Basel.”
Mixing editorial and commerce, Amazon’s menswear site East Dane was conceived as a “global online shopping destination,” says the site’s fashion director Jonathan Evans.
The aesthetic at Meyvn, Noah Zagor’s Logan Square, Chicago store, is clean and minimal, taking inspiration from Scandinavian and Japanese modern design.
After feedback from a majority of Bread & Butter’s exhibitors and attendees, Karl-Heinz Muller opted to keep the show in Berlin.
Anthony Graziani opened his Cincinnati contemporary menswear store, Article, last fall.
Cwst (pronounced quest), is a slightly more grown up, less beach-inspired collection than Sadler and Buse’s previous collection, Riviera Club.
Tavik’s Erik Paulsen: “Because we’re a lifestyle brand that connects subcultures, we’re able to sell a wide range of retailers from boutiques to surf/skate and streetwear stores.”
Twin brothers Mike and Alex Faherty launched their swimwear-based lifestyle collection for spring 2013 and already count Barneys, Bloomingdale’s, Mario’s and Mitchells among their retailers.
Julian Geiger has rejoined mall-based retailer Aerpostale as chief executive, replacing Thomas Johnson.
Condé Nast has sold Fairchild Fashion Media, including WWD, to LA-based Penske Media Corporation, the publisher of Variety.
Harvey Mallis has joined Lodis Accessories as VP and national sales director.
Retailers like Harry Rosen, Saks, Taylor Richards & Conger and Martinpatrick3 are offering men more shoe choices than ever.