J. Crew is close to taking its men’s concept on the road.
The specialty store retailer is on the verge of signing a lease to open a men’s-only store in Boston this fall. This would mark the first men’s-specific store outside of the New York City metropolitan area. The company operates three others in the TriBeCa and SoHo neighborhoods of Manhattan and the Garden State Plaza in New Jersey. A fourth New York City store is slated to open at 1040 Madison Avenue in mid-August.
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?"