NEW YORK — James Perse opened his first pure men’s boutique last week on Bleecker Street in 361 Greenwich Village, the first in a mini-boomlet of retail expansion for the Malibu, Calif.–based designer known for tissue-weight cashmere and ultra-soft cotton jersey.
Perse’s premium casual basics blend two aesthetics—coastal casual and modern minimal—in which the beach-loving designer, son of Maxfield owner Tommy Perse, grew up immersed. That hybrid sensibility is also visible in the store design. “A chic shack,” Perse called it, half joking.
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)