When Catherine Malandrino first traveled to Dubai in 2005, she couldn’t help but be impressed by the city’s energy and burgeoning society.
“I was fascinated by the energy of a new world that was completely unknown 10 years ago,” said the French designer. “I had the opportunity to explore a city that was blooming with creativity, and I was amazed by the scaffoldings that touched the sky.”
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?"