Not every vendor can stomach the thought of raising prices or lowering quality to boost their bottom line during a tough economy. Instead, companies appearing at Lingerie Americas this week are turning to more customer-friendly strategies, from tightening production schedules and inventory to making the most of vertical capabilities and investing in less costly advertising strategies.
Then again, there’s plenty of incentive to do so, given that the costs of doing business have risen dramatically.
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)