PARIS — Rain and traffic jams failed to dampen buyers’ spirits during men’s Paris Fashion Week, with many hailing it as one of the most compelling and commercially solid seasons in some time — one strong on fashion, cohesive trends and great showcases.
“Paris looked the best it has in years for both its newness and commercial salability at retail, two very important factors that drive profitability,” said Barbara Atkin, vice president of fashion direction at Holt Renfrew, Canada.
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)