Style Notes: LeBron James Signs Lifetime Nike Deal; Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Pop-Up Store Robbed
Merry Monday, folks.
LeBron James and Nike have made their partnership official. Following the success of his initial seven-year, $90 million contract, the Cleveland Cavaliers forward has signed on for a lifetime agreement with the sportswear brand. There is limited information regarding the details of the contract, however with 2015 sales of James' sneakers estimated at $400 million, we can only imagine that it's a sweet, sweet deal. Michael Jordan who? [WWD]
After less than two weeks in business in midtown Manhattan, Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop pop-up store has been robbed. More than $170K worth of merchandise was reportedly stolen on Saturday afternoon by three men who managed to escape before police arrived. No arrests have yet been made, but thankfully, no one was hurt during the incident. [People]
Sex and the City costume designer Patricia Field has announced that she will shutter her Manhattan store at 306 Bowery in the spring. She moved to the location in 2012 following a 30-year stint in the West Village and six years at 302 Bowery, but this time she has no plans to open another location. The 74-year-old will continue to work in film and television. [WWD]
Nordstrom has taken a stake in Shoes of Prey, an Australia-based company which allows women to customize the material and style of their footwear. The department store is one of a group of funders which recently invested $15.5 million into the shoe retailer. Nordstrom's execs note that the move towards tech is helping them stay relevant. [Fortune]