NAP Inc., a once-thriving $100 million lingerie company, has faded from the scene amid financial problems.
Known as a key player in the better and upscale sleepwear, robe and foundations arena, NAP’s top brands over the past 25 years included Anne Lewin, Derek Rose, the licensed Crabtree & Evelyn, Bill Blass Lifestyle, Docker’s, Disney Couture, Claire Murray and Cuddl Duds, as well as private label and several distributorships in the U.S., such as Princesse Tam Tam, Gossard, Shock Absorber, Karen Millen, Odille Oasis, Argentovivo and Eminence men’s innerwear. At one time, the company held licenses for XOXO lingerie, Vassarette sleepwear and sleepwear by Casper the Friendly Ghost.
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?"