BEIJING — Shang Xia, the Chinese brand established by French fashion house Hermès International, has completed its first expansion with the opening of a boutique here.
“I am very proud. What I see here is a dream come true, and to tell the truth, it is beyond my expectations,” a beaming Patrick Thomas, chief executive officer of Hermès, said Monday, following an opening for media that featured former French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin and France’s ambassador to China, Sylvie Bermann, along with two young Kunqu opera singers in elaborate makeup.
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)