While attendance may have been disappointing at the May market, vendors were encouraged by orders for key items in basics and fashion.
On the prowl for product that offers value, comfort and function, cautious merchants did not let the recession and tough retail climate stop their quest for newness and innovation. In many cases, manufacturers said retailers were frugal with open-to-buy dollars and are putting off orders until the last minute. But buyers have jumped on styles, categories and new fabrics and colors that could compel consumers to open their pocketbooks.
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?"