While buyers and vendors at lastweek’s Accessorie Circuit and AccessoriesTheShow trade fairs in New York showed some continued trepidation about the economy, there were signs things are getting better.
Reaction to the shows, which ended their three-day runs Aug. 4 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, was widespread, ranging from sluggish to positive. Many vendors that received orders said they did so by keeping prices down and offering innovative styles.
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)