MILAN - The Emilio Pucci brand has opened its first store in Mainland China as part of a major retail expansion around the world over the next four months.
During that time, four stores are slated to open in the Middle East in Dubai, Doha (Qatar), Jeddah and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). Stores in Cannes, France, and Honolulu, Hawaii, will open in October, followed by a unit in Nagoya, Japan, in November. A store in Singapore will open in March 2009.
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?"