Cheap Monday is releasing a limited edition pair of jeans with the help of Barneys--the jeans, and their "Increase The Peace" insignia, will be sold only tomorrow, on election day, at the Barneys stores. We're guessing a lot of people will 'swing by' after casting their vote, no one gets a free twenty-minute break from work without bending the rules a little bit.
Adidas is launching a sportswear line (as in American clothing not running gear) this Fall 09 called SLVR. The collection will be launched during New York Fashion Week in February complete with a fashion show and retail space opening. A few weeks later the same thing will occur during Paris Fashion Week, and, after that, the subsequent roll out of other stores and wholesale accounts.
Designer Matthew Williamson is set to relaunch his diffusion line for British retailer Debenhams, after a two year hiatus from his post there. Julien Macdonald and Jasper Conran currently design diffusion lines for the high street retailer as well.
Fortunately, in New York, not everyone at the glossies is losing their jobs. Here's the official record of those who haven't.