NEW YORK — The 13th annual WWD Retail/Apparel CEO Summit opened Monday at the St. Regis Hotel here, with speakers touching on the importance of designers following their instincts, the outlook for the economy and the future for Chinese consumers. Speakers included Stella McCartney; Eric Wiseman of VF Corp.; Wesley R. Card of Jones Apparel Group Inc.; Emanuel Chirico of Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.; Jim Glassman of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., and Bruce Rockowitz of Li & Fung (Trading) Ltd.
"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)
"That's something that resonates with me too because I'm so locked into a number. If I go over that number it completely ruins my day so it's nice to get detached from the number on the scale." - Chelsea Handler on Kelly LeVeque's book "Body Love." #wwdeye (📷: John Salangsang)