Recession-Friendly “Claiborne by John Bartlett,” Arrives in Stores in Time for Father’s Day
Just in time for Father’s Day fashionable gift giving, menswear designer John Bartlett has launched his first line with Liz Claiborne. His low-priced line is already selling in his New York West Village store. The collection includes lower-priced items, like a classic navy-blue jacket with utility pockets ($178) and a casual checked button-down shirt ($69.50), selling right alongside the designer’s runway collection, which retails for three times more (jackets are $625). If you live in New York and you stop by his store, you might actually see John there working the cash register and talking to his customers. As a very hands on designer, John is happy to be joining forces with Liz Clairborne. He says, “My goal is to create an enticing line at affordable prices that men will find irresistible. The Claiborne name has a strong legacy and I intend on honoring that while transforming the men’s line to address a great opportunity in the better men’s market.”
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