PHILADELPHIA — Nicole Miller shimmered on stage Saturday night at Philadelphia’s celebrated Academy of Music for The Verizon Philadelphia University Evening of Innovation, where she received the university’s 2013 Spirit of Design Award.
Last awarded to John Varvatos, the honor is presented to designers who have made outstanding contributions to the fashion and design industry through innovation. Previous winners include Geoffrey Beene, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein’s Francisco Costa, Mary McFadden and “Project Runway” season-one winner Jay McCarroll.
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)