A strong domestic economy has Brazilian fairs feeling fine.
Brazilian fashion show organizers believe that a strong domestic market will maintain local buyer turnout at January events, despite the global financial crisis. They are also expecting no drop in foreign buyer turnout thanks to more price-competitive apparel, even though this advantage could be offset by looming recessions in buyers’ home countries.
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?"