NEW YORK — Ted has taken up residence on Fifth Avenue.
Quirky British brand Ted Baker London on Thursday will open a three-story, 7,000-square-foot flagship at 595 Fifth Avenue at 48th Street in Midtown Manhattan. The store, which is the brand’s largest unit in the U.S., has been designed to replicate a traditional London townhouse of the Twenties. It features Art Deco design details including an elaborate metal staircase with messages written on the steps and bespoke printed wallpaper, along with exposed brick walls, a three-story glass chandelier and an elaborate digital window installation that includes a huge clock with pendulums and moving cogs and a screen that will display movies, photos and animation.
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?"