At least that’s what the participants in the 10th annual New York Fashion Conference, organized by Initiatives in Art and Culture, agreed upon during a three-day series of panels held at The Graduate Center at the City University of New York Dec. 4 to 6. Speakers from both the upmarket apparel, retail and fine jewelry sectors spoke on issues of sustainability, from ethical sourcing and manufacturing to surviving tough economic times as ecologically responsible businesses.
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)