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?
"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)