Let the digital turf war begin — the Alibaba Group has arrived in America.
The Chinese Web giant is making its first go at the U.S. consumer with 11 Main, a multicategory e-commerce destination that is launching in consumer beta mode today. The debut precedes Alibaba’s much-anticipated initial public offering on Wall Street later this year and could mark the beginning of a new phase in the East-meets-West battle with the likes of Amazon, Facebook, Google and eBay.
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?"