While Macy’s continues to flex its muscle as a national department store chain with high-profile exclusives and proprietary brands, local retailers aren’t prepared to roll over and play dead just yet. Those that remain are reaching into their arsenal for ammunition of their own, whether it’s designer associations or aggressive marketing plans designed to appeal to customers seeking that hometown department store experience.
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)