Destination XL Group is preparing to open its first superstore in Manhattan.
The 12,000-square-foot DXL unit will be located at 699 Sixth Avenue, between 22nd and 23rd Streets, in the heart of the Flatiron retail corridor. It is expected to open in June and will include an upscale offering of more than 40 brands including True Religion, Michael Kors, Lacoste and Brooks Brothers, as well as its own private label. The store will feature a new retail design with wider aisles and larger fitting rooms as well as sofas, chairs and flat-screen televisions.
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?"