Last week, the second annual Nest New Handworker Economy Convening occurred at BNP Paribas to highlight the value of impact financing, data-driven transparency in the supply chain and collaboration in ensuring economic wealth and social health of the global handworker.
The global handworker economy is not simply “making baskets” — it’s the second largest employer of women in developing countries and a “lever of positive change” according to Jean-Yves Fillion, BNP Paribas USA chief executive officer and chairman of CIB Americas.
As 2018 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the best party photos of the year. First up, newlyweds Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra in black tie at Ralph Lauren’s 50th anniversary show in September.
📸: @zefashioninsider .
“Sand, summer, sea,” is how designer Sarah Staudinger describes of the beginnings of her latest collection for Staud, writes @elmercer.
Summer was encapsulated through an array of adorable picnic inspired garb in poppy hues like tablecloth gingham compact knit playsuits and matching sets and plenty of crudite-emblazoned offerings. The best foodie-looks included a salad printed waffle minidress with matching cardigan or a matching neon green knit set with fringe made of mini glass lemons (and matching croakies). #wwdfashion
With a litany of sold-out collabs, a history-making debut show for Louis Vuitton men’s and armfuls of awards, Virgil Abloh is WWD’s Newsmaker of the Year. 📸: @lexieblacklock .