LONDON — Jewelry designer Theo Fennell will step down as creative director of his company next year, and cease to be involved in any operational management.
The British designer famous for his use of sorbet-colored gemstones and bejeweled cross, key and horn pendants, will not be replaced as creative director. A Fennell spokeswoman said Wednesday the company has a strong design team and it will remain in place.
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?"