“If you have any questions to my answers, I can clarify them for you,” says Giorgio Armani as he sits at his desk and flips open a book on design. On cue, his public relations rep hands over six crisp white pages filled with type.
Meticulously well prepared, direct and very, very controlled—this is classic Armani. But where the brand ends and the man begins remains less clear in the course of a 30-minute interview in his office on Via Borgonuovo, even for him. “I often confuse my work with my life,” Armani admits, flanked by a portrait of himself, which hangs on the wall to his right.
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?"