MILAN — Giorgio Armani is launching a Web site on Oct. 6 that also marks the unveiling of its first global online flagship. The store will contain five of the group’s brands for men and women: the signature line, Emporio Armani, Armani Collezioni, Armani Jeans and Armani Junior.
The site, operated by Italian online retailer Yoox Group, will be active in 30 countries in Europe, plus the U.S. and Japan, and in four languages — Italian, English, French and Japanese. It will also offer mobile commerce via the iPhone, iPad and Android-operated phones. Starting Oct. 20, the site will be available in China with the launch of armani.cn.
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?"