A triple-header of major store events has seen the German department store chain taking rapid strides towards modernizing and differentiating its business as outlined in the "Karstadt 2015" strategic plan. Reflecting the group's multitiered structure, the moves have been made on both upper and midmarket levels. The consistent message, however, has been one of trading up and, to some extent, cleaning out.
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?"