Rebecca Taylor's leather jacket is a bestseller at Olive & Bette's.
Tops with sleeve interest, wide-leg cropped pants, bohemian dresses and unusual shirting have been among the standouts in contemporary sportswear at several brick-and-mortar specialty stores so far this spring.
While the overall performance of fashion at retail remains uneven given pressures from online, changing consumer shopping habits and the fluctuating economy, a spot check of specialty retailers in Boston; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and New York revealed that women started buying spring apparel early (often to take away on vacation) and are continuing to shop as the season rolls on.
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?"