Independent fine jewelry brands are being hit by an epidemic of bankruptcies and closings.
The credit crunch at banks, highlighted by the crisis at CIT Group Inc., and investors hard hit by the recession have helped trigger cutbacks in what had been one of the hottest markets in fashion, but is now considered by many consumers as an extravagance out of tune with the times.
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?"