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Michael Kors to close 100 stores

Michael Kors, the iconic brand that made its fortune on leather bags and accessories, is now on the list of those companies that got dragged into the so-called retail crisis. The designer, born Karl Anderson, Jr, started his career at a very young age. He was discovered by Dawn Mello, the fashion director of the Bergdorf Goodman departmet store, who gave the start to his career. He launched his own pret-a-porter collection in 1981 which was sold through the Bergdorf Goodman stores. In 1997 he joined the french company Celine as creative director while working on his own collection. Once Michael…

Is Abercrombie & Fitch leaving Milan?

Abercrombie & Fitch‘s future is not looking bright. It is no secret that the US brand has faced some important struggles in the recent past. In December 2014 the CEO Michael Jeffries has left his office after 22 years in the role. He had personally created the concept behind the commercial strategy of the company. Young and good-looking boys and girls were the ambassadors of the brand that has conquered the teenagers’ affection worldwide. But while this sexy attitude has not changed throughout the years the buyers have changed a lot. Those who were born with a smartphone in their hands do…