Bloomingdale’s, seeking to boost its presence in the Middle East, appears close to a deal in the Sowwah Central megamall being developed in Abu Dhabi, according to sources.
In Dubai, Bloomingdale’s has a three-level, 146,000-square-foot apparel and accessories store and a one-level, 54,000-square-foot home store that together anchor The Dubai Mall. The two stores are managed and operated by Al Tayer Insignia, a division of Al Tayer Group, under a licensing agreement.
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?"