It's a typical morning meeting at Holt Renfrew’s Bloor Street flagship before the doors swing open to shoppers, and 150 sales associates are getting the skinny on the early spring arrivals to the selling floor.
Akris, Celine, Marc Jacobs — they’re all in, said store manager Jody Minuk. But the commercial appeal turns charitable when she cited the zigzag-patterned Missoni bears and elephants that also just arrived. They’re Christmas gifts, priced at $50, to support OrphanAid Africa, which helps orphans and vulnerable children in Ghana.
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?"