A new activewear line, two household names in fashion file for bankruptcy, and more news from the fashion trenches this month.

Fun Fashion Fact

Did you know that textile designer Althea McNish, who passed away in April at age 95, was responsible for some of the 20th century’s most memorable printed fabrics including ones created for department store Liberty. She counted Cardin, Dior, Schiaparelli, Givenchy and Lanvin among her clients, and was named in Architectural Digest as one of “Five Female Designers Who Changed History.”