NEW YORK — Niketown is the latest New York retail institution to be bitten by bedbugs.
The 57th Street superstore shuttered its doors on Saturday after bedbugs were discovered, and it remained closed through Sunday. The store’s street level windows were covered with brown paper, and a sign was posted on the glass stating that it was temporarily closed. The store’s telephone line went straight to voicemail, reiterating its temporary closure “until further notice.”
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?"