Turmoil in the financial markets, the weak dollar, rising unemployment, soaring gas prices and sagging consumer confidence aside, there are a few brands out there still expanding aggressively — and Guess Inc. is one of them.
The specialty retailer reported strong results on Wednesday and revealed plans to open 245 stores in the current fiscal year, including 185 internationally and 60 in the U.S. The retail expansion comes on top of opening 184 stores last year.
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)