Summer’s just started, but retail might be cooling off, particularly in the rarefied world of luxe.
U.S. retailers started off the year on an upswing that was aided by a particularly mild winter, but the sales gains started to taper off by late spring. That slowdown has now run headlong into a general weakness in women’s designer fashions, slower economic forecasts for the U.S. and China and a flair up in Europe’s debt crisis.
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?"