So what’s the sizzling swatch of the spring-summer 2010 season? Buyers are shopping for texture, luxurious hues and linen, keeping Italy’s finest flax-man, Vittorio Solbiati, in business. The color of the moment, blue, is a sign that the current economic mantra of keeping classic is true to form, even when it comes to fine fabric.
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?"