The air at the top of the men’s denim market is getting thinner, pushing fashion vendors to both keep a close eye on their prices and offer more bang for the premium buck.
Retailers and brands looking down the road to 2014 are working harder to make sure that anything billing itself as “premium” can justify that designation. They’re pricing their products more competitively in light of heavy promotions leading up to and since last year’s discount-driven holiday season, moderation in the price of cotton and a trend towards trousers among fashion customers.
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?"