When it comes to creating beauty trends, the runway and the red carpet are as influential as they are unlike each other. The former thrives on risk taking, the latter on playing it safe. That dichotomy was heightened this year because of the calendar: the Academy Awards coincided timing-wise with the Fall 2008 ready-to-wear shows in Paris. While the two shared overarching key ideas, the execution was decidedly-and thrillingly-different.
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)