WASHINGTON — Prices on all apparel sold at retail rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent in June, bolstered by increases in both women’s and men’s apparel prices, the U.S. Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index showed Tuesday.
Prices for women’s apparel rose 1.2 percent last month, while prices for men’s apparel increased 0.9 percent. There was also pricing strength in boys’ apparel, which rose 0.3 percent, although girls’ apparel prices fell 1.5 percent.
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?"