NEW YORK — When Susan Standen started making scarves two years ago, she had no plans to sell them at Barneys New York, Colette in Paris or anywhere else for that matter. Susan began researching how to make men’s silk scarves with hand-tied fringing after being inspired by vintage scarves worn by her husband, Dirk Standen, Style.com’s editor in chief (Style.com is owned by Fairchild, also the parent of WWD).
“The first ones were made as gifts, but people started noticing the scarves,” she said. “Friends of mine were wearing them, and I thought about doing a women’s collection of scarves.”
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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?"