The recession prompted most brands to cut spending, lower prices and design more basic styles, but Urban Outfitters green-lighted the launch of Leifsdottir, a contemporary label that could be a $10 million wholesale operation by yearend.
The vintage-inspired, detail-oriented line made its debut the day Lehman Bros. collapsed. However, the financial crisis did not deter Urban Outfitters chief executive officer Glen Senk.
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?"