Retail executives are hoping out of bad news comes good.
As financial markets worldwide responded positively on Monday to the U.S. government’s bailout of the financially struggling mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, industry executives, economists and other observers were hopeful the sigh of relief on Wall Street would translate into increased consumer confidence on Main Street — and perhaps save what so far looks like a dismal holiday shopping season.
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)