Marcraft Apparel Group has signed a licensing agreement with Lanier Clothes, a division of Oxford Industries, to sell and distribute Kenneth Cole outerwear in the U.S. Lanier is the exclusive licensee for Kenneth Cole tailored apparel in America. Under the terms of the deal, Marcraft will design and manufacture topcoats and rainwear bearing the Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction and Unlisted by Kenneth Cole Productions names. It will operate under the MC Coat division of Marcraft, a new subsidiary created to produce product in the modern designer arena.
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?"