The luxury goods industry is becoming the empire on which the sun never sets.
With domestic demand subject to fickle economic forces in mature markets, designers are increasingly attentive to newer regions, not only the BRIC nations—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—but broad swathes of the Far East and Australia, countries whose ranks of aspirational middle classes are swelling and whose use of wireless technology is growing.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)