- S&P DOWNGRADES LIZ: Standard & Poor's revised its credit rating on Liz Claiborne Inc. to "BB" from "BBB," pushing the firm's debt rating down into speculative or "junk bond" territory. Such ratings gauge how likely a company is to pay back its debt. "An obligation rated 'BB' is less vulnerable to nonpayment than other speculative issues," according to the S&P ratings definitions. "However, it faces major ongoing uncertainties or exposure to adverse business, financial or economic conditions." The company declined comment on the rating change.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)