As unlikely as it sounds, a guy walked into a bar in Majorca and signed a deal with Miguel Adrover.
Nearly four years after the designer's star fizzled out in Manhattan, he is on the ascent again, this time as creative director of Hess Natur, a $100 million, 30-year-old German mail order business of women's, men's and children's wear rooted in environmentally sound practices. During an interview Wednesday in Midtown with the brand's chief executive officer and managing director Wolf Ludge, Adrover cut to the chase: "Being in a mail order company may seem like a funny marriage. For me, it is something so powerful. By working in mainstream, I can help people realize the clothes they wear affects the environment.
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?"