MILAN — Expectations are building up here as the Italian fashion industry and its leading association, the Camera Nazionale della Moda, are intent on creating buzz around fashion week, which begins Sept. 18 with the Dsquared2 and Gucci shows and ends on Sept. 23 at Giorgio Armani’s runway.
A total of 132 collections are expected to draw visitors from 40 countries around the world, and a slew of events and parties are slated to keep editors and retailers entertained — and busy.
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)
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