NEW YORK — Just blocks away from the final fashion week prep at Lincoln Center, retail and fashion’s top executives gathered at The Plaza for The Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference.
Fashion’s bigwigs tried to woo investors with a variety of statistics and growth plans, but after formal presentations, they all faced some form of the same question from Goldman analysts: What are your second-half expectations relative to first-half performance?
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)