DALLAS — A continued slide in tailored clothing sales prompted retailers at the Men’s Show Dallas Collective to focus on sportswear epitomized by colorfully striped shirts, bright polos, shorts and denim.
Buyers said business overall remains challenging as they slashed budgets 20 to 50 percent, figuring they can always obtain goods if sales pick up. The three-day show, which ended Aug. 18 at the World Trade Center here, featured more than 250 lines.
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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