An international who’s who of the beauty industry gathered at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla., for the WWD Beauty CEO Summit. Fabrizio Freda, chief executive offi cer of the Estée Lauder Cos., kicked off the 36- hour, jam-packed conference with a speech that hammered home the importance of innovation. “History shows that the first 24 months of a recovery are when 80 percent of the most successful new ideas take root,” Freda told attendees.
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)