HONG KONG — APLF’s Fashion Access celebrated its 30th anniversary with an increase in visitor numbers, but the lackluster economy stopped it from really sparkling.
A total of 11,823 visitors attended the fair, including 8,687 international buyers from 83 countries. Buyers from China increased almost 8 percent, with some of those from established U.S. and European brands operating on the mainland.
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)