Italian fashion executives often have divergent views of the fashion world as they fiercely battle to maintain their market niche against their local competitors as well as those from overseas.
But there is one topic on which they are in complete unison: Made in Italy craftsmanship. Their remarks, filled with pride and pleasure in the unique skills of Italian artisans and the pipeline that stretches from raw materials to finished goods, are quasi lyrical.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)