Aside from ordering colorful, unusual sportswear that shoppers can mix with items they already own, retailers attending Atelier at the Doubletree Times Square in Manhattan discussed their own means for resourcefulness.
Staging in-store cabaret nights, launching a buy local effort with area merchants, giving consumers honest opinions about their selections and brown-bagging lunches are some of the ways buyers are dealing with what continues to be a difficult retail environment.
"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)