For fashion brands, sourcing is no longer about putting all their eggs in only a few baskets.
While China remains the industry’s top manufacturing destination, its dominant position is being slowly eroded as labor costs rise and labor shortages increase, and the movement to manufacture more for domestic consumption and less for exports gains ground. The result is an opportunity for gains in market share and development of specialized production across the globe, from Asian nations to European countries and the Western Hemisphere.
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?"