Robert N. Friedman, who steered Loehmann's through a cornucopia of business cycles, from expansions and contractions to ownership changes, bankruptcy and back to profitability, will retire as chairman and chief executive officer next May after 16 years at the helm.
"At some time point, everyone has a defining moment when they say it's time for a change. This was mine," said Friedman, in an exclusive interview.
"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)