The Paris trade shows this season will unfold against a backdrop of weak clothing consumption, but organizers are hopeful that healthy international attendance will keep the domestic blues at bay.
After showing feeble signs of improvement, French clothing sales are expected to fall in 2011 for the fourth year in a row as customers shun stores amid fears of a fresh recession, according to a survey by the French Institute of Fashion, or IFM, conducted in November.
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?"