The evidence just keeps building that consumers have slammed their wallets shut when it comes to buying apparel.
A trio of major department stores — J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Kohl's Corp. and Nordstrom Inc. — all showed signs of wear and tear Thursday in reporting their first-quarter financial results. Profits at Penney's fell 49.6 percent, the bottom line at Kohl's slipped 26.8 percent and Nordstrom was off 24.2 percent.
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)