Nicolas Ghesquière has been one of fashion's most influential voices for more than a decade, his futuristic, haute rock n' roll aesthetic for Balenciaga all the more fascinating for its deft allegiance to the work of the house founder. Ghesquière's impact on the accessories arena cannot be overstated. Here, he talks about shoes gone wild, the "it" bag that almost wasn't, and the pros and cons of extreme experimentation.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)