Zaid Affas originally wanted to be an architect like his father, and his affinity for three-dimensional structures is apparent in his debut collection for fall.
Born in Kuwait to Iraqi parents and raised in London, Affas enrolled in Central Saint Martins as a fine arts major, where he began to collaborate with fellow students on fashion projects and eventually changed his major to men’s fashion design.
"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)