Chic fashion designer Rachel Roy will be the latest to have a more affordable version of her wares for sale. Jones Apparel Group Inc., which has a 50% stake in the designer has said that it is launching a contemporary line called Rachel Rachel Roy t
o be sold at Macy's. The line will debut in August and will be priced at $59 to $299 for sportswear, $79 to $199 for shoes, up to $195 for jewelry, and as much as $109 for handbags. Jones has announced that the will also be lowering the prices on Rachel Roy's luxury label by 15 to 20 percent.
JC Penney was also in the news this week with the announcement that they will be offering a new line of Joseph Abboud clothing called the Joe Joseph Abboud men's clothing collection. JC Penney also recently launched a line with Charlotte Ronson.