FASHION NEWS: Christian Lacroix, JC Penny & Intermix
Christian Lacroix is back at designing. The former couture designer has created a capsule collection for the Spanish brand Desigual. The line, called Desigual by Monsieur Lacroix, will launch this fall with 30 pieces and then have a bigger launch next summer. (Stylelist)
Retailer JC Penneywill be closing two call centres, six stores and 19 outlets in an effort to boost profits. The company says their sales are off even though they have had great sucess with the Sephora brand. There has been no word yet on how many jobs are being cut with the closings. (AP)
Designer retailer Intermix is coming to Canada with their flagship store on Bloor Street in Toronto opening this fall. After the first store is open, Intermix has their sights set on a full Canadian rollout, meaning more stores across the country are soon to come. This follows the recent announcement that US retailer Target is also coming to Canada soon. (WWD)
[Model wearing Christian Lacroix photo via PR Photos]
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