Karl Lagerfeld’s move to masstige will inch a step closer to fruition next fall when the designer launches a capsule collection for Macy’s.
Lagerfeld will create a one-off line of limited edition women’s fashion that will be sold in about 250 Macy’s stores as well as online in September. The collection will be part of a new designer initiative that Macy’s will launch next year in which designers create capsule collections for the store’s Impulse department. The collections will rotate every two months and will start in February with Kinder Aggugini, a London-based designer who has worked with John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood, Paul Smith, Calvin Klein, Costume National and Versace. Aggugini will produce a line with a rocker-chic aesthetic.
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?"