MILAN — Italian denim brand Meltin’ Pot and U.S. accessories brand Manhattan Portage said this week they are collaborating on a limited-edition accessories collection, which will be available through select European retailers in early spring 2014.
The assortment includes a variety of totes, a tablet case, a backpack and a messenger bag, for sale either in indigo denim or in a mustard yellow using 1000 Denier Cordura nylon fabric. Prices will range from 49 to 189 euros, or about $64 to $246 at current exchange rates.
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?"