HONG KONG — Sustainability and breakthroughs in eco-friendly technology took center stage at the “Great Ideas in Cotton” conference here.
Several speakers underscored the benefits of green practices, noting that with mounting pressure from governments and increased interest from retailers, producing responsibly is becoming a matter of survival. Hosted by Cotton Incorporated and Cotton Council International, the May 22 event was attended by more than 300 delegates from international apparel brands, sourcing groups and manufacturing mills.
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)