MUMBAI — Whether the fashion community was hit by a collective social conscience or by mere coincidence, each of the five days of Lakme Fashion Week here were focused as much on causes as they were on fashion.
Not that fashion was ignored during the shows, which were held from March 22 to 26. New York-based designer Naeem Khan made his first showing in India, making it a sort of homecoming. “Oh my god, the attention has been overwhelming,” he remarked, shortly before his show began.
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)