Jet lag wasn’t the only reason Vera Wang sounded a little weary Tuesday morning.
The designer had taken a 72-hour cross-country break from designing her next wedding-gown collection to fly to Los Angeles to give her new Beverly Hills bridal store the once-over before it officially opens Saturday. Aside from rallying 20 contractors to ensure her check list is completed, Wang examined artist Marco Brambilla’s in-store installation and still needed to decide on neon lighting for the windowless store’s entrance.
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?"