The eighth iteration of niche beauty trade show Elements Showcase, held Feb. 4 to 6 at Skylight West in New York, focused on alchemy and secret societies.
The event, which drew approximately 3,000 attendees and 75 vendors from as far as Denmark and Australia, was divided into seven sections representing metals of antiquity: gold (perfume), copper (home), silver (cosmetics), lead (men’s grooming), tin (wellness), iron (accessories) and mercury (apothecary).
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)