Putting all your eggs in one basket — or, in apparel, your entire collection in one retailer — is a high-stakes game that is being played more and more.
As stores rush to differentiate themselves, particularly in this difficult economy, they're increasingly looking for product no one else has. But as often as both parties describe exclusives as a win-win, it just as often results in one side losing.
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?"