The sheer number of people going in and out of the building is startling. Droves of women of all ages and in groups, some with husbands in tow and some without, walk up and down the dingy stairs of a building near Canal Street in Manhattan hoping to find fake bags to bring home.
Whatever happened to not talking to strangers? What about avoiding dark alleys? Apparently none of those safety adages applies in the pursuit of counterfeits, as this reporter learned while observing a recent undercover investigation.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
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?"