del.icio.us fashion links for November 28, 2008:
- Owner of Fashion Bug, Lane Bryant plans more store closings
Charming Shoppes Inc., the Pennsylvania-based parent company of the Fashion Bug, Catherines, and Lane Bryant retail chains, plans to close more stores across the country after posting mounting losses for the third quarter and year-to-date periods.
In a quarterly financial filing dated Nov. 25, company officials announced the closing of as many as 100 additional stores during fiscal year 2010. The company also posted a net loss in the third quarter of $92.9 million, or 81 cents per share. That was far worse then the same period a year ago when the company had net losses of $3.5 million, or 3 cents per share.
- Sarah Jessica Parker Looking for New Home for Bitten
Mega-chain Steve & Barry’s has been having financial woes for the past few months, including multiple bankruptcy filings, which has led us to wonder what is happening to their star lines? Remember, Amanda Bynes, Stephon Marbury and Sarah Jessica Parker have all designed affordable fashion lines for the stores. NYMag.com caught up with SJP last night, who revealed she is looking for a new home for her Bitten line. “We have a lot of home offers,”