Apparently, some holiday shoppers still have the urge to splurge for thousand-dollar or higher items.
Consumers haven’t lost their taste for pricy fashion, especially outerwear, according to a spot check of bestselling holiday items in 16 stores. But given the economy, a large swath of consumers also remain stringent about holiday spending. Regardless of their preferred camp — luxe or conservative — women are favoring versatile styles wherever they can be found.
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?"