NEW YORK — If Fern Penn had her way, the fashion capitals of the world would be New York, London, Paris, Milan and Tel Aviv.
Israeli fashion is still developing and Penn has been tirelessly promoting it at Rosebud, her SoHo store here, for the last 10 years. The 1,000-square-foot Thompson Street shop now has a broad and diverse customer base that’s growing.
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?"