PARIS — Zilli, the luxury French men’s wear brand that opened its first U.S. flagship in Manhattan in 2009, is set to open its second U.S. store this week in the Washington, D.C., area.
Zilli general manager Laurent Schimel said the label opted to take a 1,615-square-foot space in Tysons Galleria in McLean, Va., to appeal to the powerful men who call that area home. He added that Tysons Galleria is one of the most profitable malls in the country and draws many congressmen.
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?"