• Perry Ellis Brand Names Zuckerman President

    10 days ago - By WWD

    Perry Ellis International has made its first major move since going private at the end of last year.
    On Thursday, the company named Jason Zuckerman, former Calvin Klein wholesale president, to be president of its flagship Perry Ellis men's division. In that role, he will oversee sales, planning and merchandising to drive the overall growth of the brand. He will be based at the company's offices in New York and will report to Oscar Feldenkreis, chief executive officer and president of PEI.
    He succeeds Melissa Worth who had been president of the Perry Ellis division since 2017. She resigned...
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  • Calvin Klein to Rebrand 205W39NYC Line, Close Madison Avenue Store

    Calvin Klein to Rebrand 205W39NYC Line, Close Madison Avenue Store

    10 days ago - By Fashionista

    Following the abrupt departure of Raf Simons in December of 2018, more changes are afoot at Calvin Klein: The company will be rebranding the 205W39NYC line started by Simons after the remainder of his designs - the Spring and Pre-Fall 2019 collections - are shipped, per a memo sent inside the...
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  • Calvin Klein to Shutter Flagship, Trim Staff, With ‘Go-Forward' Plan

    10 days ago - By WWD

    Calvin Klein Inc. is to shutter its Manhattan flagship in the wake of Raf Simons' departure as chief creative officer and amid a changing fashion and retail landscape.
    Steve Shiffman, chief executive officer of Calvin Klein Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp., revealed the closure among several strategic changes to the brand and organization. It was learned that approximately 100 employees were let go at the company across the entire business.
    The brand's three key initiatives include relaunching Calvin Klein 205W39NYC under a new name, design approach and creative direction. The...
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