However, for all the running around and for all the talent on display — some better than others — it’s hard not to wonder if the end result will mean much in the real world. In today’s retail climate of megabrands, burgeoning fast-fashion chains and big-bucks marketing budgets, what opportunity is there for designers like Todd Snyder, Richard Chai, Robert Geller, Patrik Ervell, Antonio Azzuolo and Timo Weiland to break through and create a significant impact beyond a small coterie of industry insiders and a sprinkling of directional boutiques?
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)