LAS VEGAS — A slew of new colors and shapes sparkled at the Couture and JCK jewelry shows here as retailers were in a more confident mood from the recovering economy.
At Fred Leighton and Kwiat, chief executive officer Greg Kwiat characterized the business as upbeat. “Buyers have been [somewhat positive] for the last few years, but people are now really responding to the reality that business is moving forward. Each year, we look back and think, ‘We did all right’ but yet it’s as if we can’t believe it,” said Kwiat.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)