Nicholas Kirkwood has come a long way from the converted disabled bathroom that he used as a studio when he was creating his first collection. Now he’s regularly jetting from the style capitals to Toronto and Dubai, and designing his footwear from a studio beneath his flagship in London’s Mayfair.
Literally, it’s about five-and-a-half miles from that “loo” in one of the seedier parts of East London to the genteel environs of Mount Street, where his neighbors include Lanvin and Oscar de la Renta.
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?"