Designer Joseph Abboud resigns from HMX

Designer Joseph Abboud

Designer Joseph Abboud has left his position as president and chief creative officer at HMX.

HMX Group files Chapter 11

HMX Group

HMX Group has filed for bankruptcy protection and awaits approval on a stalking horse bid from Authentic Brands.

Union workers brace for more HMX trouble

HMX Group

Workers United, the union that represents employees of the tailored clothing factories owned by HMX, is rallying its members against the threat of factory closures.

Comeback: Designer Joseph Abboud


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 […]

Robert Talbott up for sale?

Robert Talbott

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif.—Luxury furnishings brand Robert Talbott is up for sale and Hampshire Group and HMX are among the bidders, according to market sources. Hampshire Group, a mid-market knitwear and sportswear manufacturer, is apparently the front runner. Sources say that talks between Robert Talbott owner Robb Talbott and PVH broke down before they could get […]

Schmoozing: HMX market week party


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 […]

Catching Up With: Doug Williams, CEO of HMX


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 […]