LF USA has purchased handbag firm Van Zeeland Inc. for $330 million.
LF USA is a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Li & Fung Ltd. Van Zeeland, whose brands include Kathy Van Zeeland, B. Makowsky and Tignanello, was founded by the husband and wife team of Kathy Van Zeeland and Bruce Makowsky. Prior to Van Zeeland, the two spearheaded the growth of the handbag line at Nine West.
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?"