Bob Dylan might have warned against following leaders, but the iconoclastic troubadour wasn’t trying to navigate a fashion company though the worst economy in a generation.
Leaders are important. And the success or failure of fashion companies might now rest more squarely on the shoulders of their top executives than ever before. A steady hand on the purse strings, a clear strategy and the ability to communicate successfully with directors, employees and suppliers makes all the difference in the world.
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?"