PARIS — Headlined by Hedi Slimane’s controversial, grunge-fueled return to the fashion stage at Saint Laurent, men’s fashion week in Paris sizzled, retailers told WWD.
“My overall impression of the Paris collections is that there is a tremendous amount of creativity and individuality, giving us lots of options for our customers,” said Jeffrey Kalinsky, executive vice president of designer merchandising at Nordstrom Inc.
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)