NEW YORK — Pop stars can be so temperamental. Just ask 55DSL, which had British singing sensation Lily Allen cancel a private performance meant to celebrate the opening of its Manhattan retail store—after sending out invites touting the exclusive concert.
Despite the last-minute snafu, the Italian streetwear brand managed to snag another hot English act, the Klaxons, for the April 12 event, which featured a party in the store, followed by a concert at Brooklyn's uber-trendy Studio B nightclub. (Revelers were transported to the concert in a fleet of yellow school buses.)
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?"