Decadent, lush and oh-so-plush — is it any wonder Donna Karan, in an effort to channel a "moody seduction" for fall, featured gowns cut in rich, silky velvet? Here, one such dazzler: an amethyst velvet and silk satin evening dress.
New York designers showed a romantic bent on the runways with sumptuous velvet looks, everything from a chic riding jacket to a brooding gala gown and even a bold, swashbuckling cape.
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?"