Retailers shop Project to find new and different lines they haven't seen before.
A softer economy might be causing retailers to look again at their open-to-buy budgets. But store owners and buyers agree that they are saving as many dollars as they can for Project, where they hope to find lines they've never seen before, and source categories other than denim. The key, they say, is to balance innovative and avant-garde finds with pieces that can be a guaranteed success.
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)