The first is Gap Inc., which unintentionally prodded Todd Barket to start Unionmade in 2009 by laying him off after 19 years with the company, ascending from salesperson to senior creative director of marketing at Old Navy. The second is a gap that Barket sensed in the San Francisco shopping scene for a store with classic men’s fashion pieces. “There wasn’t a lot going on in men’s at the time in San Francisco, and I felt there was a hole for nice quality men’s stuff on the timeless side,” he said.
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?"