WASHINGTON — Wholesale prices for domestically made apparel increased 0.2 percent in November from the previous month, and rose 0.9 percent year-over-year, the Labor Department said Friday in its Producer Price Index.
Prices for women’s and girls’ apparel rose 0.2 percent last month, and were flat compared with last year. Men’s and boys’ domestic apparel prices increased 0.1 percent from the previous month and 1.6 percent from November 2007.
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?"