The poisonous combination of tight credit and limited spending is setting the stage for a dramatic and frightening start to the new year.
Financial and credit sources expect 2009 to be difficult from beginning to end, but the first few months will be critical as stores weigh the damage wrought by soft holiday demand, heavy markdowns to drive traffic and expected weak fourth-quarter profits.
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?"