WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a $500 billion farm, nutrition and conservation bill Thursday that could have significant implications for many segments of the fashion industry.
The legislation, which passed 64 to 35 and broadly implements farm safety net policies and conservation and food stamp programs over the next five years, seeks to bring U.S. cotton programs in line with World Trade Organization requirements and address a dispute over cotton subsidies with Brazil. It would also continue federal funding through 2017 for a program supporting U.S. textile mills that use domestic and imported cotton.
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?"