Karen Alberg Grossman moderates an IACDE panel about the future of e-retailing vs. brick & mortar, featuring designer Joseph Abboud, Jared Blank from Tommy Hilfiger, Raj Sareen of Styku and Roxy Starr from Fast Fit 360.
Crafted with pride While the number of U.S. factories has obviously declined over the years, the ones that remain are hanging in, some even thriving. Consider JA Apparel in New Bedford, Mass. with its 450 employees. “It dates back to 1920,” says JA Apparel’s Tony Sapienza. “GFT bought it in 1985 and converted it. They [...]
President and creative director for HMX and designer for Lord & Taylor’s private brand, Joseph Abboud’s influence keeps growing. Joseph Abboud has found his place in the universe. Relaxed and contented in his beautiful Park Avenue studio surrounded by thousands of swatches of luxury fabrics, Abboud is clearly in his element, always happiest when he’s [...]
HMX hosted a market week party on Monday, January 17. Those in attendance included Doug Williams, CEO of HMX, and Joseph Abboud, chief creative officer. The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and click the arrows on the right to see the next image in the [...]
Whatever you do, don’t ask Doug Williams about New Year’s resolutions. “I don’t believe in them,” he insists. “If you need to make resolutions once a year, you’re not living life in the present. I believe New Year’s Day is every morning when you wake up. You choose to be happy or unhappy; you live [...]