Companies showcasing their lines at the JA NY Summer show that took place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan said sales have been down for the year, but things seem to be improving.
The industry has been shaken up by the recent closing or bankruptcies of bedrock brands such as Henry Dunay, David Webb and Doris Panos. Now, many companies are keen on thinking outside the box, whether that means working in lesser-priced silver instead of gold or experimenting with new kinds of materials and styles.
"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)