PARIS — Like a baby talking its first steps, the premiere edition of the Mode City lingerie fair had its ups and downs.
The three-day event that closed at the Porte de Versailles here on Sept. 8 had been staged in Lyon, France, for 24 years. But over the past several years the marketplace had become increasingly global, especially with trade show producer Eurovet’s entry into Asia with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Mode Lingerie fairs.
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?"