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.
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)