RT-Mart, the licensee for the Cherokee brand in China, has opened a Cherokee online store on Tmall.com, China’s largest e-commerce Web site.
RT-Mart is a unit of Sun Art Retail Group, the largest hypermarket operator in China. Since being granted the license for the Cherokee brand by Cherokee Inc., the Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based brand-management firm, in 2010, it has placed Cherokee products in 221 of its 274 brick-and-mortar hypermarkets around the country.
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?"