Incandela will lead the fashion units of Walmart.com, Jet.com and Shoes.com, beginning on October 2. The announcement of the hire comes one week after Aerosoles filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
It may have been a quiet season in New York, where there was more drama about the locations – from a wrecked passage in Chinatown to Ralph Lauren’s garage in Bedford – but several key trends were clear.
Ralph Lauren staged a fashion first Tuesday evening in suburban New York. He became the first designer to present his latest collection inside his own garage; and threw in a sit-down dinner to celebrate.
Enter the Era of Nostalgia. A mood of reminiscence is gripping New York Fashion Week this season. It’s as if designers were longing for the good mood of happier eras in America’s past, and not its angry present day.