Be & D founders Be Inthavong and Steve Dumain had one objective when they launched their accessories firm five years ago — to create novel, fashion-forward handbags produced entirely in New York.
The brand has maintained its ethos and grown to more than $3 million in sales internationally. Be & D is now focused on tripling that figure by expanding its niche shoe category, launching small leather goods and relaunching its popular Garbo bag.
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?"