TOKYO — Uniqlo’s same-store sales in September jumped 31.6 percent, getting a boost from a string of national holidays and cooler weather in Japan.
Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. said Friday the number of consumers at its 695 stores rose 22.8 percent in like-for-like terms. The average spending per customer was up 7.2 percent as shoppers snapped up fall items like synthetic leather jackets and flannel shirts.
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?"