The question of where to find low-cost production as China becomes more expensive was one of the central issues addressed at the three-day American Apparel & Footwear Federation’s annual executive summit here. Rising cost pressures remain a major concern for the fashion industry as it battles volatile cotton prices, spiraling gasoline prices and an impending battle with the Obama administration over elements of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
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)