Victoria’s Secret snuck into the top spot among apparel retailers and Levi’s maintained its top position among apparel and footwear brands in YouGov’s annual BrandIndex for 2012.
Victoria’s Secret, part of Limited Brands Inc., finished in a statistical dead heat with J.C. Penney Co. Inc. among the apparel retailers, both garnering ratings of 21.4 because of rounding. Old Navy was third with a rating of 20.6, followed by Men’s Wearhouse at 18.5 and Macy’s at 16.3.
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?"