In a year of cutting back on store openings, inventories and staff, there's one place where some retailers aren't scrimping: the flagship.
From Bloomingdale's 59th Street to Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy's Herald Square in Manhattan, retailers are pumping millions into their core stores to upgrade product presentations, reinvent key departments and capitalize on strong selling categories like accessories and shoes.
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)