As another year of trade shows and events kicks off in Asia, industry watchers are eyeing macroeconomic and logistical developments in the region.
China’s manufacturing sector has been hit hard in recent years, entering a slump that won’t easily be reversed. For textile and apparel makers here, times are tough but the field appears to at least be stabilizing.
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?"