When Black Fleece, Thom Browne's collaboration with Brooks Brothers, launched in more than 30 of the specialty retailer's doors last fall, many in the industry thought the partnership seemed like a mismatch given the line's high price tags and fashion-forward looks.
But is it? Can the classic Brooks Bros. look expand to include the ankle-high pants and shrunken jackets for which Browne has become known? How would the sales staff deal with the dichotomy between the retailer's easy American style and the designer's at-times rigid one?
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?"