PARIS — Buyers were watching their purse strings at the recent edition of the Silmo eyewear salon here. However, since demand for eyewear remains relatively healthy, many distributors and brands have seen positive growth this year, and remain confident they can ride out shopper jitters with wider product and price options, including modernized, subtle twists on vintage and classic frames, plus unique, but easy-to-wear styles.
Held at Villepinte in the north of Paris, the four-day event ended Oct. 2.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styled by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)