While the vast majority of apparel sold in the U.S. continues to be produced overseas, the fashion industry is a key part of the growing Made in the USA movement, joining everything from auto manufacturers to refrigerator makers in the push to boost domestic production. While industry executives say the apparel industry is unlikely to ever get to the scale it was in its heyday of the Fifties and Sixties, in July, U.S. apparel employment fell 800 to 140,700 jobs compared with about 900,000 jobs 20 years ago, according to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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)