LOS ANGELES — An epidemic of closings and downsizing has hit high-profile specialty boutiques here.
Lisa Kline, who has two namesake stores on Robertson Boulevard and one on South Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills, said she wants a retailer to take over the lease on her 2,500-square-foot Beverly Drive unit. Sergio Rossi has shuttered its Melrose Place outpost, opened just last spring as the Italian brand closes all its U.S. locations.
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?"