The bears have taken over Wall Street, shoppers and stores have a serious case of the blahs and technology and globalization are reshaping how goods are made, who’s buying them and how they’re marketed. Even the luxury sector, giddily invincible for years, is facing a newly frugal customer.
Fashion is famous for reinvention, but what does the industry need to do to weather the current downturn, which could be much more serious than previous slumps, and reposition itself for a rapidly changing world?
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?"