From Alice + Olivia dresses and Autumn Cashmere sweaters to Phillip Lim coats and Primp hoodies, contemporary sportswear shoppers have plenty of choices this season.
Store: Saks Fifth Avenue Where: 54 stores nationwide and saks.com. Best-selling holiday items: Vince's smocked neck cardigan and Alice + Olivia's tutu dress. Retail Prices: $265 for the cardigan, $440 for the dress. Why they've done well: "[The cardigan] is 100 percent cashmere and a great light weight," said Joseph Boitano, senior vice president and general merchandise manager. "[The dress] is on trend, novel and a great party dress for the holidays. It is also very iconic Alice + Olivia."
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?"