What do UNICEF and high fashion have in common? That might sound like the lead to a juvenile joke, but there’s a genuine answer: ambassadors. And no, it’s not meant to be a punch line. Just as the UN has tapped celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and Roger Federer to boost awareness for various goodwill campaigns, fashion houses enlist certain stylish personalities to preach the brand gospel. Enter the fashion ambassador.
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?"