Retailing in Florida is being slammed by weakness in several key areas. Tourism is down, the housing market is in tatters and unemployment is at its highest level in 17 years. "Florida might as well just write off 2009," said Chris McCarty, an economist at the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research. "Things will not improve until statewide housing prices completely bottom out from the overbuilding of the last decade."
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?"