Shoe designer Gianvito Rossi speaks during the Gianvito Rossi boutique opening at South Coast Plaza on April 27, 2017.
Gianvito Rossi is pushing back against claims of racism and prejudice toward a black former employee and black customers, including tennis star Serena Williams.
Whitney Wilburn told a New York Supreme Court on Thursday that while she worked for the luxury shoe brand as a buyer and retail manager in Manhattan for about two years she was subject to hostile treatment “based on her race and age” from her manager, Grace Mazzilli, who is white.
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?"