Valentine’s Day purchasing is expected to go up this year, with gains foreseen in apparel, jewelry and, most notably, online purchasing.
That’s the conclusion of a study on purchasing intentions for the holiday just two weeks away, on Feb. 14, conducted by BIGinsight for the National Retail Federation. More than 5,800 consumers were interviewed between Jan. 2 and Jan. 9.
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?"