NEW YORK — Commemorating fashion tastemakers who have made an indelible mark on the industry, Initiatives in Art and Culture hosted its ninth annual fashion conference, "Timeless: Icons, Style and Artistry," at the National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts here.
The conference kicked off with a cocktail reception at Hermès on Madison Avenue, followed by two days of presentations, headed by Lisa Koenigsberg, conference director, president, and founder of Initiatives in Art and Culture.
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)