With a new owner and vision, Isabella Fiore is striving to regain leadership in the contemporary handbag market.
After plummeting from its height in 2006 of $35 million at wholesale to filing for bankruptcy just two years later, the brand is steering a new course chartered by Steve Russo, president and chief executive officer of Fab/Starpoint, which bought the firm from Accessory Design Holdings in May 2008. At the time of purchase, Russo thought Fiore needed a new design direction and that it had “lost its way.”
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?"