With a countrywide literacy rate of 99 percent and an innate love of books, opera and music, German consumers demand knowledgeable service and the chance to try before they buy. “Sampling is key,” says Estée Lauder’s Gabriele Medingdörfer, adding that German women have read about products in magazines and online before they hit the stores.
"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)