Federal authorities in New Jersey said five people associated with one of the largest counterfeit goods smuggling operations in history have pleaded guilty.
The five were among 29 people charged in the $325 million counterfeit ring taken down and revealed by federal officials in March 2012. The operation involved counterfeit smuggling and sales of well-known apparel and accessories brands, as well as large amounts of contraband drugs, authorities said in indictments and three criminal complaints at the time.
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?"