These are tough times to be in designer retailing.
Battling escalating prices for European collections and the shaky economy, American department and specialty stores are facing particular challenges with their designer business this spring. While stores say the designer business appears to be flat to slightly up so far this season versus a strong spring last year, they're cognizant of the price-value relationship when bringing in collections and are scrutinizing prices more than ever.
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)
"I thought years ago that [Jaime] was going to bite the bullet. [The writers] knew who would be left standing, but they never told us so it was this constant guessing game," says @gameofthrones actor @nikolajwilliamcw. See what the actor had to say about season 7 and the show ultimately coming to end on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @tomgoldblum)