Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s new plan to step up environmental and social compliance standards in China hit a fashion industry nerve.
Some suppliers to the retail giant saw higher costs, as they are expected to make most of the changes, while ethical sourcing specialists on the frontlines saw bold leadership and the perennial critics said they’d believe it when they saw it.
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)