NEW YORK — Environmentally sustainable designs are almost de rigueur in New York fashion, so much so that there is now a contest devoted to them.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America and the Lexus auto brand have created the Eco Fashion Challenge, which aims to promote sustainable practices in fashion. To qualify, designers had to prove their commitment to eco-friendly designs and have at least 25 percent of their collections made in an environmentally conscious way.
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)