Saturday, August 18, 2007
While we're still PATIENTLY awaiting for the arrival of Simply Vera by Vera Wang at Kohls on Sept 9,2007. Regatta Pacific Alliance (behind the development of brands like Nicole Miller, Metro 7, and Daisy Fuentes) is said to be working on a collection with Karl Lagerfeld. According to WWD, the price points in the $50-$250 range.!!! SWEET. Sourcing group Li & Fung has acquired almost all the assets of Regatta USA and related companies for about $145 million. Regatta was founded by Haim Dabah and designs, sources and markets such apparel brands as Simply Vera by Vera Wang, Daisy Fuentes, Lagerfeld – Karl Lagerfeld, Metro 7, Nicole Miller, Todd Smith and other private label collections for retailers such as Kohl’s, Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney and Charming Shoppes.