The retailer has leased a 2,400-square-foot, two-level store at 151 Court Street, a thoroughfare that passes through three Brooklyn neighborhoods, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens. It will be J. Crew’s first store in the borough. The company expects the store to open in early 2014.
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?"