The great-grandson of a Spanish cobbler, Alejandro Ingelmo has shoemaking in his blood. He sees his creations as a kind of armor, this season wrapping the calf in cherry red leather and bedecking an ankle in silver hardware. A hint of bondage runs through his designs, though sex appeal is only one of several aesthetics Ingelmo likes to run with. He recently has expanded into bags and men’s shoes — the former executed in the designer’s trademark metallic waffle-weave pattern — and thus shown himself to have more than just ladies’ heels in his repertoire.
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?"