However, for all the running around and for all the talent on display — some better than others — it’s hard not to wonder if the end result will mean much in the real world. In today’s retail climate of megabrands, burgeoning fast-fashion chains and big-bucks marketing budgets, what opportunity is there for designers like Todd Snyder, Richard Chai, Robert Geller, Patrik Ervell, Antonio Azzuolo and Timo Weiland to break through and create a significant impact beyond a small coterie of industry insiders and a sprinkling of directional boutiques?
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?"