PARIS — Smart money: It’s what young designers need, and why fashion prizes are layering on coaching in addition to cash to ensure solid business development.
Dutch designer Iris van Herpen, who catapulted 3-D printing to the fashion forefront with her sculptural dresses, is the latest talent to receive such a boost, having scooped up the 2014 ANDAM Fashion Award. The prize of 250,000 euros, or $341,630 at current exchange, will enable her to grow her brand, which was launched in 2007.
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?"