TOKYO — Stella McCartney has brand-new stores in Tokyo and Paris and the designer couldn’t be happier — or more incredulous.
“It’s amazing to me to have a store in Tokyo and Paris. That’s like when you’re a kid. It’s London, New York, Paris and Tokyo,” McCartney said, sitting on the second story of her new Tokyo outpost in the trendy Aoyama neighborhood. “I can’t really believe it, actually. I’m quite shocked.…Not bad for a seven-year-old brand.”
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?"