Aéropostale Inc. is arriving in Puerto Rico with a three-store rollout and plans for more.
The retailer next month will open its first store on the island at Plaza Carolina in Carolina. A second unit is to follow several weeks later at Plaza Las Américas in San Juan, and toward the end of the year the third store will launch at The Prime Outlets Puerto Rico in Barceloneta. The company plans to open 10 to 12 additional stores in Puerto Rico by 2010.
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?"