Joan Weinstein, who became a fashion force with her influential Chicago boutique, Ultimo, died of heart failure last weekend in Miami, family members said. She was 74.
Weinstein and her late husband Jerry, a New Yorker with retail experience, opened Ultimo on Oak Street here in 1969. She was an early supporter of many European designers, including Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Jean Paul Gaultier.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)