Before cross-media synergies was the buzz phrase du jour, Acne Jeans creative director Jonny Johansson set out a mandate in 1996—as one of the founders of Acne—to build a company that would produce a mélange of creative endeavors and capitalize on them all.
Outside of its home country of Sweden, Acne Jeans may be best known for its skinny, selvage denim and scenester fashion collections, but Acne, the parent company, is a prolific creative services entity with diversified interests, from fashion to film production to graphic design to advertising.
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?"