For covering so little of the body, swim fabrics must deliver quite a bit.
In addition to withstanding hours of exposure to chlorine, ultraviolet rays, sunscreen and oils added to spa baths, the textiles used to make swimsuits must also look good by keeping their shape and fit after hours of wear.
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?"