Rag Trade: Marc Jacobs Out On Fashion Furlough

  • Marc Jacobs is not out of rehab. According to WWD, Jacobs had an "off day" on Sunday to celebrate his 44th birthday go shopping with Naomi Campbell. And, of course, Amanda de Cadenet. [WWD]
  • Tom Ford previewed his new Madison Avenue store yesterday, which will offer, among other things, $75 socks. Is it just us or is Tom Ford sort of a douche? [WWD]
  • The much-coveted, eco-friendly Anya Hindmarch-designed shopping tote is a mere $15 and coming to the U.S. this summer. [WWD, 3rd item]
  • Benetton hopes to make a comeback thanks to once-a-week deliveries of new goods, inspiration from Gucci . [WSJ, subscription required]
  • Sample sales vs. warehouse sales. News from the trenches. [TheBudgetFashionista]