“Our intention is to be noticed,” said Echo Design chairman and chief executive officer Steven Roberts from the brand’s spacious showroom in Midtown Manhattan.
While that might seem like a funny thing to say, coming from the head of a 90-year-old family-run brand that has played an important role in the U.S. accessories and textile market, Roberts, grandson of the founders, isn’t playing coy.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)