ATLANTA — After 15 years as general manager at Jeffrey Atlanta, Jim Whitlow realized an entrepreneur's dream — turning a personal passion into a business concept.
"I combined the two things I love most — high fashion and fitness," said Whitlow, a competitive runner and personal trainer who opened Deka, a specialty store with high-end athletic and leisure apparel, a formula he said was nonexistent.
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?"