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San Francisco label Isda & Co has suddenly closed, and no one seems to know why, Apparel News reports. The company, which had been in business since 1989, accepted orders earlier this year during markets in Las Vegas and New York, but informed store owners over the summer that those orders were being canceled. Sales reps received similarly-vague notices that Isda & Co. had ceased operations.
Isda Funari started the company after a stint as a designer at Esprit, promising, "You're never going to see pink patent leggings from us. That's just never going to happen." Though Funari left the company more than a year ago, the anti-patent pledge continued to help the label land orders with stores like Neiman Marcus, and —more recently— in smaller boutiques like Sonoma's Bossa Nova. We've reached out to the Isda & Co. for more information. If you have details, hit us up at the Racked tipline.
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