NEW YORK — Eileen Fisher, who started her business with four pieces and $350, now steers a women’s sportswear company generating $300 million in annual sales.
She said the key is bringing together employees “who are passionate about what they’re doing. A lot of what we do in our sustainability efforts come from their passion,” Fisher told attendees at the recent Sustainable Textiles Conference here.
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?"