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Last time we saw John Bartlett, the West Village designer's Claiborne by Bartlett line had just become a casualty of Liz Claiborne's new exclusive deal with JC Penney. Last time we saw Alex Carleton of Rogues Gallery, he'd just announced a collaboration with L.L. Bean. Now, Bartlett and Carleton are working together on a collection called Rogues Gallery/John Bartlett (RG/JB), which will debut in December at the Bartlett store. Says WWD, "The collaboration will include Rogues Gallery’s signature vintage Ts, a distressed pique polo shirt, an overdyed black union suit and New England-inspired accessories. There will be a line of leather goods, including a handcrafted black leather gym bag, a leather log carrier and an assortment of bankers’ envelopes."
· Breaking: Claiborne by John Bartlett to Close [Racked]
· Collabs: Bloggers Sniff at L.L. Bean's Foray into Hip [Racked]
· Bartlett Going Rogue [WWD]