While teen spending has slowed somewhat recently, the group remains one of the most acquisitive and trend-conscious. Many teens reside in college towns, where cultural amenities are a strong lure for their baby-boomer parents. "Family-oriented places, almost by definition, have more teenagers, and college towns have more 18 and 19 year olds," said Tom Exter, director of data development for MapInfo. Immigrants also play a role because they tend to have large families. New York City was on the full list but didn’t make the top set.
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?"