The bitter taste of recession is lingering in the land of dolce vita.
The Italian cosmetics industry has weathered one of its most painful years in history, but recovery still appears a long way off. As previously noted, the domestic beauty consumption managed to eke out a modest 0.3 percent increase on 2009 to 9.1 billion euros, or $12.1 billion. However exports fell substantially by 9.8 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?"