Back to the Basics

the row

“To enter the designer apparel arena and build something, that’s significant. I think the way to think about The Row is that it offers the perfect blank — the perfect schoolboy blazer, the perfect leather leggings, the perfect peacoat. So many designers are intent on the next great trend that some of the basics are neglected.”

— Jim Gold, the chief executive of Bergdorf Goodman, discussing Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsens' label The Row.