Forget the same-old, same-old business model in which luxury groups had total control over their brands: The new ecosystem model will require a confederation of partnerships and alliances.
According to a research report from The Boston Consulting Group on “Luxury Ecosystems: Controlling Your Brand While Letting It Go,” the new confederation that’s assembled and united by a shared vision for the brand’s future will help reduce the risks and costs of innovation as well as the challenges of scale faced by many luxury brands.
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?"