PARAMUS, N.J. — Even in broad daylight, the signage on Uniqlo’s new 43,000-square-foot store here stands out like a beacon, visible from Routes 17 and 4, the main highways to Westfield’s Garden State Plaza.
The two-level unit is Uniqlo’s first U.S. mall store, its largest mall store in the world and the prototype for future mall locations. Uniqlo USA chief executive officer Shin Odake said there will be many more.
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?"