These Stores That Opened Amid The Pandemic Can Hint At Where Retail Is Going

With closures and bankruptcies dominating headlines over the past year, the future of brick-and-mortar fashion retail may seem grim. But in the face of negative generalizations about the pandemic killing stores and eliminating demand for new clothes — and during what some might have considered the worst possible time to do so in, like, modern history — a handful of entrepreneurs have creatively opened brand-new physical storefronts in New York and Los Angeles. And, at least anecdotally, people are showing up to shop. Read more at Fashionista.