At J Brand’s Los Angeles offices, there are signs on people’s computers: “Ship Ron first,” said Jeff Rudes, chief executive officer.
The jeanswear company, founded in 2004, began as an exclusive line at Ron Herman’s Melrose jeans bar in spring 2005 and became an immediate success. It is now sold in over 2,000 specialty stores and luxury retailers in over 20 countries, but Rudes never forgets his roots.
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)