For Carmen Marc Valvo, building a $70 million company over the past 24 years has always come down to the human touch.
At the FNW/Trends luncheon at the National Arts Club in New York on June 18, the designer recapped his career and mapped out his expansion plans. With $15,000 in 1989, he called in favors from different factories and within eight days pulled together his first signature collection. He added couture in 1994.
"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)