Vendors look for innovative ways to combat a shaky economy.
The threat of recession and a frenzied retail climate are perpetuating uncertainty in apparel, but contemporary and young contemporary manufacturers are digging in their heels and using innovative product, international business growth and reorders as a hedge against a shaky economy. Meanwhile, other companies are launching divisions to attract new customers or cutting back offerings and costs to offset unpredictable markets.
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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?"