Caution has become the rule as retailers tiptoe toward the holiday season.
Shoppers are feeling less confident, sales growth is slowing and inventories still appear to be too high for demand. Add to that the drumbeat of bad news — from chemical weapons in Syria to a possible shutdown in Washington — and retailers are being extra careful to step lightly.
"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)