MILAN — Raf Simons is channeling his vision into Jil Sander's new eyewear collection.
The fashion brand has signed a licensing agreement with Marchon Eyewear Inc. for the production and distribution of men's and women's eyewear. The first sunwear collection will launch at retail next January, followed by prescription frames in April 2009.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"