Event

World's First Synthetic Spider Silk Outerwear Prototype Comes to New York

9 monthes ago   |   By WWD

The world's first outdoor apparel prototype to feature synthetic spider silk touched down in New York.
At a press event held at The North Face global flagship on Fifth Avenue Tuesday night, The North Face Japan and biotech start-up Spiber unveiled the Moon Parka in the U.S. - a novelty item being touted as the world's first prototype created with Spiber's synthetic spider silk material Qmonos using existing industrial manufacturing equipment. It serves as physical incarnate of Spiber's bioengineered proteins mimicking spider silk and the first step toward commercial production of the...
Read more ...

 

Desigual Lets Go Fifth Avenue Flagship

9 monthes ago   |   By WWD

PARIS - Spanish retailer Desigual has shuttered its Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan as the company continues to focus its energy on “strategic transformation” in key markets.
The Barcelona-based brand said the store had been performing well, but it nonetheless decided not to renew its lease for the location.
Desigual maintains stores in SoHo and Herald Square in New York, as well as eight other stores in the U.S.
While the company said it is not planning to close other U.S. stores, efforts to expand in the American market have been put on hold.
“The U.S. market continues to represent a...
Read more ...

 

Adidas Fifth Avenue Flagship Centered Around Experiences

9 monthes ago   |   By WWD

NEW YORK - The one-upmanship among the top sporting goods brands continues with the Thursday opening of Adidas' largest store in the world at 565 Fifth Avenue here.
The Adidas opening follows on the heels of Nike's 55,000-square-foot behemoth in SoHo that debuted at the beginning of November. Two years ago, Under Armour opened a 20,000-square-foot Brand House a brief walk away from Nike's new store and has inked a deal to open what it says will be “the single greatest retail store in the world” on the site of the former FAO Schwarz on Fifth Avenue and 58th Street sometime after 2018.
All...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Event      Design      Fashion Scoops      Retail      Desigual      Adidas  


THE FASHION WEEK

THE FASHION WEEK

Spring Summer 2018 Backstage at Alberta Ferretti Photography by Jessica Segal Read more ...

Moschino: Ready-to-Wear SS18

Moschino: Ready-to-Wear SS18

Say it with flowers. Say it with Gigi. Or, alternatively, say it as with Gigi AS flowers. A bunch of them. “Florals? They're always a thing for spring,” says Jeremy. “But... Read more ...

CR Fashion Book

CR Fashion Book

Willem Dafoe Read more ...

36 Super-Cool Lip Colors to Try This Fall

36 Super-Cool Lip Colors to Try This Fall

This fall, the trendiest lip colors offer [read the following in your best Stefon voice] something for everyone: There are sheer glosses for the minimalists/early-aughts... Read more ...

Uber Could Be Banned From Operating In London

Uber Could Be Banned From Operating In London

Uber 's tumultuous couple of months seem set to continue, with the app now looking likely to be banned from London. Transport for London, the agency in charge of licensing... Read more ...

This New Collection Starts From £5 And You'll Want ALL Of It

This New Collection Starts From £5 And You'll Want ALL Of It

It's all you need to get party-ready... This time of year has to be our fave because not only is it psl time it's also the time that all the new autumn/winter collections start... Read more ...

Erika Cavallini: Ready-to-Wear SS18

Erika Cavallini: Ready-to-Wear SS18

If it wasn't quite a famous slogan already, I would suggest the following for Erika Cavallini's offering this AM: easy, breezy, beautiful. Let's be honest, the EC girl doesn't... Read more ...

F.C. Real Bristol Unveils New Capsule of Cold Weather Essentials

F.C. Real Bristol Unveils New Capsule of Cold Weather Essentials

After unveiling the first release of its Fall/Winter 2017 collection last month, F.C. Real Bristol - the fictional football team from SOPH. - has returned with a new capsule of... Read more ...

Olivia Buckland Reveals Her Final Celeb Bridesmaid

Olivia Buckland Reveals Her Final Celeb Bridesmaid

Who could it be... Love Island couple Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen's wedding is fast approaching, and Liv has recently announced some big news on Twitter. Revealing who her... Read more ...

Prada: Ready-to-Wear SS18

Prada: Ready-to-Wear SS18

Face Milan-wards and pray. PRAY. Your new season wardrobe has, just moments ago, been decided by Miuccia Prada, because today was Prada womenswear show day, a day of such... Read more ...