NEW YORK — Marni on Saturday unveiled its first U.S. Edition store at 1 Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District here. The narrow 2,500-square-foot triangular building at the confluence of Gansevoort Street and West 13th Street will sell both women’s and men’s. In addition, for spring, the store will launch Marni children’s collection for girls ages 2 to 12. The Meatpacking unit will be the only store in the U.S. to carry the kids’ line.
“This store, I think, is the perfect location for these collections,” said Marni designer Consuelo Castiglioni. “My Meatpacking District and West Village customer is younger and more bohemian.”
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?"