U.S. consumers demonstrated heightened confidence in economic conditions for the second consecutive month in January.
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index moved up to 80.7 this month from a revised 77.5 in December. The improvement in December followed three straight months of declines that had push the index down to 72.0 in November, its lowest mark since the 69.0 recorded in April.
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?"