NEW YORK — Bloomingdale's is introducing a store-within-a-store concept, First Edit, which has the sensibility of a trendy multibrand specialty shop.
First Edit features labels common to specialty retailers but not department stores. Michael Angel, who designs hand-painted silk dresses and blouses, which he ships out of his garage, and 120% Lino, are examples of First Edit's "very special and unique" resources, said Jeff Binder, vice president and divisional merchandise manager of Bloomingdale's View department and designer sportswear.
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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?"