The question of where to find low-cost production as China becomes more expensive was one of the central issues addressed at the three-day American Apparel & Footwear Federation’s annual executive summit here. Rising cost pressures remain a major concern for the fashion industry as it battles volatile cotton prices, spiraling gasoline prices and an impending battle with the Obama administration over elements of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
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?"