Manuel, the New York-based ready-to-wear label, is relaunching with the help of three seasoned industry executives.
Wilfredo Rosado, who spent almost 20 years at Giorgio Armani, is consulting on the label's creative direction, including design. Marc Balet, founder of the Mixed Business advertising agency, will help to update the company's image, and Linda Gaunt, principal of Linda Gaunt Communications, will head the communications effort.
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?"