PARIS — If luxury goods were distinguished by price prior to the recession, they will be defined by quality after it is over, according to senior executives at leading European luxury goods firms who are gearing up for the new men’s wear season.
The new reality is that consumers want value for their money and are turning to brands they can trust. This means an even greater attention to detail, a focus on craftsmanship and, in the short term at least, a new way of communicating that will reinforce a brand’s savoir faire credentials.
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)