Karstadt has been ravenously courting vendors and making headway despite uncertainties on the home front.
Fifty brands — including 20 from America — will be flowing into many Karstadt stores for the first time this fall, while strategies rethinking shoe and jewelry departments are being developed. In addition, Karstadt has recruited a string of experienced fashion merchants in the last three months to senior level jobs in a reorganization that should further the brand buildup.
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)
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