Robert Geller was named the winner of GQ's Best New Menswear Designer in America competition for 2009, receiving a cash prize of $50,000 and the opportunity to create a limited-edition capsule collection for Levi's that will be sold on Levi.com and at select Bloomingdale's locations this September. The program is a partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
Geller beat out fellow finalists André Benjamin of Benjamin Bixby, Alex Carleton of Rogues Gallery, David Mullen of Save Khaki, Sam Shipley and Jeff Halmos of Shipley & Halmos and Yigal Azrouël. All six finalists were feted at a party at Rockefeller Center on Wednesdsay evening, where each designer outfitted a tableux vivant of top male models in their fall '09 collections.
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)