A separate New York Men’s Fashion Week may be on the calendar as soon as next July — but there are still some significant hurdles to overcome.
Fueled by the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s recent acquisition of the Fashion Calendar, which will streamline the scheduling of fashion shows and events in New York, momentum has been building to set up a distinct men’s fashion week in the city to mirror those in London, Milan and Paris. Steven Kolb, chief executive officer of the CFDA, acknowledged that there is much interest and support surrounding the idea.
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)