PARIS — It’s no secret Galeries Lafayette has been on an acquisitions drive — and its next target may be a prime department store competitor: Printemps.
Galeries Lafayette already purchased French jewelry chain Didier Guérin in July and publicly stated ambitions to snap up mid- to high-end brands in the ready-to-wear and accessories categories. A department store appears to be on that list as well.
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?"