Phillips-Van Heusen has inked a deal with Nouveau Eyewear, Inc. to produce men's optical eyewear for its Arrow brand. The Texas-based company Nouveau will begin deliveries of the collection's plastic, metal and combination frames to eyewear chains and independent stores starting for fall 2009. Nouveau also produces eyewear under license for PVH's Van Heusen brand.
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?"