PARIS — The Marais district in Paris was at one time an area of vegetable gardens cultivated by monks. Although men still inhabit the area, fashion is now the produce of choice.
“Men’s wear is certainly growing, even though in Paris it certainly advances a little slower,” said Clarent Dehlouz, owner of the multibrand store French Trotter, part of a new wave of men’s specialty stores to arrive in the historic neighborhood recently.
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?"