It’s not just shoppers who are seeking outlet center deals.
While development in the full-price shopping center sector has ground to a halt, projects continue to pile up in the outlet sector. As many as 50 U.S. outlet centers are in the planning stages, which, if completed, would represent an almost 25 percent jump in locations from the current slate of roughly 220 centers in the country, growth unheard of in recent history, but still not large enough to return the outlet market to its apex, when 285 or so outlet centers dotted the American landscape 14 years ago.
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?"