It may be “Brazil”s year,” but the country’s textiles and apparel industry isn’t celebrating.
Asian imports continue to soar, flooding Latin America’s largest economy with pirated and undervalued garments that local brands can’t compete with. Furthermore, key export markets are shrinking, particularly to neighboring Argentina, which continues to favor protectionist policies to protect its volatile economy.
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?"