Italian designer Brunello Cucinelli has signed a retail lease for 683 Madison Avenue, the label’s second Manhattan location, days after unveiling a Tokyo flagship. The store is scheduled to open at the end of October.
Brunello Cucinelli, which is known for casual tailoring and ultraluxe cashmere, already operates a boutique at 379 Bleecker Street in the West Village. It has about 30 boutiques around the world.
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?"