Style Notes: Givenchy Recalls T-Shirt; Honest Co.'s Rumored Sale
Givenchy Silk T-Shirt Recalled for Burn Risk [The Fashion Law]
Just one day after Ivanka Trump recalled 20,000 scarves due to a "burn risk," Givenchy is also being forced to recall three different styles of men's silk T-shirts that failed to meet the federal flammability standards. This time, however, only 60 units of the see-through tees are being recalled. Customers who purchased the items between February and March of this year can return them for a full refund of between $685 and $1,350.
Honest Co. Rumored to Be Considering Sale [WWD]
Jessica Alba's The Honest Co. reportedly is exploring the possibility of a sale. The lifestyle and beauty brand, which initially hired Morgan Stanley and Goldman, Sachs & Co. to look into an IPO, supposedly switched gears, given the volatility of the current market. According to WWD, potential buyers include Procter & Gamble or Johnson & Johnson. In 2015, the company was valued at $1.7 billion.
Kristen Stewart's Sexy New Chanel Campaign [WWD]
Longtime Chanel muse Kristen Stewart gets uncharacteristically sexy in her latest black-and-white ad series for the French fashion house. Shot by Karl Lagerfeld, the images show the actress wearing (and taking off) pieces from the "Paris in Rome" Metiers d'Art collection. Yvonne Furneaux, a French film actress of the '50s, served as Lagerfeld's inspiration.
Gap Inc. Experiences Another Poor Month [Fashionista]
Gap Inc.'s portfolio, which includes the Gap brands, as well as Banana Republic, has experienced a rough few months, and March was no exception. Comparable sales for the company dropped 6 percent, while Banana Republic suffered a 14 percent dip in comparable sales. Excess inventory from March likely will bring April sales.