Bouyed by energy companies, Texas might emerge as a holiday retail beacon in the Southwest.
Although not immune from the fuel, home market and tight credit challenges facing the rest of the U.S., the Lone Star State's multifaceted economy and its position as the nation's capital of oil production, refining and equipment give it a layer of economic stability.
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)