Anger, denial and acceptance underscored this month’s market, as vendors and retailers struggled with the reality of a troubled economy and women’s apparel prices that plunged 2.2 percent in October, the largest on record for the month.
November traditionally is a smaller market that bridges the gap for immediate merchandise, last-minute reviews of spring-summer buys and a reevaluation of back-to-school programs. It also has become an increasingly demanding venue for additional markdown money, as fewer shoppers create an overabundance of inventory.
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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?"