Day: November 27, 2020

5 Stylish Items to Buy From the Nordstrom Made Lines

We routinely turn to Nordstrom for our shopping needs. After all, the retailer stocks a variety of pieces from a smattering of top-notch brands. On that note, the lines that are part of the in-house-designed Nordstrom Made collections are particularly noteworthy. The collections, including Treasure & Bond, Halogen, and Zella, among others, all offer of-the-moment staples. Given the appeal of said brands, we recently shared a story featuring the items a Nordstrom Made in-house designer coveted for fall.

Well, we thought there could be interest in hearing from another Nordstrom designer. So we tapped designer Sadie Tapper to share with us the items she’s loving that you may as well. The pieces in question could all be worthy additions to any winter wardrobe this season or could even act as gift ideas for the holidays as well.

Without further ado, keep scrolling to check out the winter staples Tapper is all about that you can buy from the Nordstrom Made lines. There’s also a slew of inspired shopping picks sprinkled throughout.

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Ascena Sells Off Divisions to Sycamore Partners – WWD

The bankrupt Ascena Retail Group Inc. has agreed to sell Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey to Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm that owns Belk, Talbots, The Limited and Torrid, among other holdings.

Ascena said it signed an asset purchase agreement with Premium Apparel LLC, an affiliate of Sycamore Partners, which will acquire the brand assets for a purchase price of $540 million, on a cash-free and debt-free basis, subject to certain adjustments, and the assumption of certain liabilities.

Ascena, which has been bankrupt since July 20, has been following a dual course of action to emerge from bankruptcy, including selling off its assets or enabling lenders to take over the company if they couldn’t find a buyer. Ascena has already sold off over the last several seasons assets  including Maurices, Catherines and Justice. The deal with Sycamore would have to be approved by bankruptcy court.

Under the agreement, Premium Apparel has committed to retaining a substantial portion of the retail stores operated by Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey, and associates working at these brands.

“We are pleased to announce an agreement with Sycamore Partners, an experienced and trusted leader in the