Chicago’s StyleMax, the largest women’s apparel market in the Midwest, countered the questionable economy with higher-than-expected attendance this month and, at the same time, unveiled a new facet, National Prom Market Chicago.
Susan McCullough, senior vice president for apparel for Merchandise Mart Properties Inc., said she was pleased with the amount and consistency of activity at the market, noting there were still handfuls of buyers looking to do business when StyleMax, which ran from Aug. 9 to 12 at the Merchandise Mart, ended.
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?"