HMX Group is becoming a political issue once again.
Workers United on Thursday unveiled plans for a national campaign to save the jobs in HMX’s manufacturing plants as the men’s apparel company mulls whether to file a voluntary Chapter 11 petition. The effort comes with only 18 days left in the presidential election campaign, in which both President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney have vowed to revive American jobs and the manufacturing sector.
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?"