Boutiques based in New York, such as Big Drop, Curve and Jack Menashe, are heading south. Big Drop last month opened its first boutique outside Manhattan in Miami Beach’s Gansevoort South Hotel. Co-owner Shy Iland said he is concerned about the economy, but feels good about his Miami presence.
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?"