Millard "Mickey" Drexler is pumped up and for good reason. He's touring the Madewell flagship in New York's SoHo, seeing it for the first time stocked with merchandise and dissecting the presentation.
"This is the vision played out," Drexler said on Friday at the 3,500-square-foot space, which opens today at 486 Broadway on the corner of Broome Street. The store is in an 1883 Romanesque Revival brick building that decades ago housed the Mechanics and Traders' Bank of Manhattan.
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)