China and the United Arab Emirates maintained the two top spots in A.T. Kearney’s biennial ranking of the best markets for apparel retail development as Latin American markets, including Chile and Mexico, took large strides forward.
Chile jumped seven spots to number three in this year’s Retail Apparel Index as Kuwait dropped one notch to fourth place and Brazil was up two ticks to fifth place. Saudi Arabia was off one spot to sixth, Russia down three slots to seventh and Turkey down two to 10th.
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?"