NEW YORK — Comptoir des Cotonniers, the French brand owned by Japanese fashion giant Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., has opened its first U.S. store, at 155 Spring Street here.
The 1,076-square-foot unit is expected to do $2 million in sales in its first year, said Marianne Romestain, Comptoir des Cotonniers’ general director. The retailer will fete the opening on Thursday with a party hosted by Susan Sarandon and her daughter, Eva Amurri.
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?"