Veteran men’s sweater designer Lenor Romano has joined DDK International as vice president of design. She will spearhead the sweater and knitwear design for the company’s Boston Traders label and work closely with existing teams in Montreal and Hong Kong. She will be based in Manhattan.
Romano will continue to design her namesake collections, Lenor Romano and lenieR, which are carried in Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and other high-end retailers.
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?"