They came to the National Retail Federation convention to be uplifted and received a dose of reality: The economic rebound is “fragile,” business probably won’t get much better this year, and the future of traditional indoor malls is bleak given that many are stuck in the status quo and being sold off.
That was the message retailers heard from industry leaders on a panel with a promising theme, “Re-imagining Main Street — How Brick and Mortar Retail Will Thrive in the 21st Century,” and a lot of straight talk.
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?"