After a holiday shopping period that so far has been lethargic at best, America's retailers are hoping for a vital pick-me-up this week.
Save for two big shopping surges on Black Friday weekend and the three days before Christmas, the season, while not as bleak as originally predicted, still will go down as possibly the worst in the last five years, hit by concerns over the economy and rising fuel prices.
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?"