• COUNTERFEIT SEIZURES UP: U.S. Customs and Border Protection said last week that it seized more than 400 shipments of counterfeit and pirated goods in the New York and Newark, N.J., seaport in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30. The merchandise had a domestic value of about $100 million, a 53 percent increase over the previous year. For the total New York area, Customs last year conducted more than 700 intellectual property rights seizures, of which counterfeit textiles, apparel and footwear accounted for 78 percent.
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?"