Karen Alberg Grossman talks to retailers large and small about the challenging state of the menswear business.
Men’s business has rebounded, but few stores are back to ’07 levels… “Men are primed to come back; there’s still pent-up demand!” David Witman, Nordstrom We were very pleased with menswear this past fall/holiday: we beat plan, which was our goal. (Editor’s note: Nordstrom same-store sales for December were up 8.4 percent; total sales for [...]
Nancy Marie Cesarani, the woman behind designer Salvatore Cesarani and a creative talent in her own right, died of cancer on Tuesday. Born on May 29, 1939 in Brooklyn, Nancy graduated from the High School of Fashion Industries and did an internship at a couture house in Rome. Her father was a painter, her mother [...]
Despite last week’s snow and sleet and frigid temperatures (and the typical retailer complaints about having to schlep all over town), NYC was buzzing with gorgeous men’s fashion. As Fred Derring pointed out at his jammed-to-capacity meeting at the MRket show, “There’s more beautiful product out there than ever before. It’s time to forget everything [...]