Grano Retail Holdings has big plans for Hickey Freeman.
Late Monday, the privately held investment firm finalized its acquisition of all the tangible assets of the Hickey Freeman brand, including its factory in Rochester, N.Y., from W Diamond Group. Under the terms of the deal, which was first reported by WWD in July, Grano signed a 40-year license with Authentic Brands Group, which purchased the Hickey Freeman label as part of its acquisition of HMX Group last year, to produce the brand.
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?"