The contemporary set is satisfying retailers and shoppers with lower pricing, faster turnaround and hotter styles.
Sure, they are purveyors of this year’s trend toward feminine, detail-laden clothing, but the collection of contemporary vendors is nothing if not tough. In one of the most difficult years to do business since the Great Depression, several reported they’ve doubled sales this year to last.
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?"