Show: Salon International de la Lingerie Date: Jan. 22-24 Place: Porte de Versailles Number of exhibitors: 550 Focus: Men’s and women’s innerwear and loungewear. New exhibitors: Adri, France; Gemma, Spain; Baci Lingerie, U.S.; Byblos Underwear, Italy; Céline Pinckers, Belgium; Claire D, Lebanon.
Show: Interfilière Date: Jan. 22-24 Place: Porte de Versailles Number of exhibitors: 150 Focus: Intimates and beachwear fabrics. New exhibitors: Color Textil, Germany, textiles specialist; Blue Scarabie Textile Design Studio, Canada, print specialist for lingerie and beachwear; Azizem, Turkey, specialist in woven ribbons, jacquard, knits, lace and elasticized velvet for innerwear. Trends: Youthful frills and flounces; lightweights; cottons; powdery tones; geometry and architectural proportions; preppy stripes and checks; colorblocking; nature; twists on nature and animal prints.
Show: Maison & Objet Date: Jan. 21-25 Place: Paris Nord Villepinte Number of exhibitors: 3,500 Focus: Design, home textiles, garden furniture, kitchen tools, gifts plus Maison & Objet éditeurs, a special section dedicated to professional architects and decorators. For 2011, a panel of professionals has elected French brothers Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec Designers of the Year for the Now Design section and will stage a retrospective of their work. New exhibitors: Nordic Design; RU Editions; Aquanatura, textiles; Linge Particulier, textiles; Sophie Mallebranche, textiles; Mariaflora Brand of Elledi, textiles; Jennifer Shorto, textiles.
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)