Easy does it. That’s the mood here as the city, hit by a cold snap, preps for Milan Fashion Week. And given the global recession, forget glitz, hype and pomp as designers opt for realism over surrealism.
A Pambianco study issued Wednesday confirmed fashion and luxury goods companies are in for a tough first half, stressing that the dismal outlook makes everyone hope all the investment in overseas markets will generate results.
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?"