NEW YORK — The show goes on, and it’s not too drastically different from previous seasons. And try not to focus on the doom and gloom too much.
Those were the key messages IMG Fashion was trying to convey at a briefing Wednesday morning. The company, which produces Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Bryant Park, gathered newspaper reporters and public relations executives at its Park Avenue South offices to address the economy and how to best tackle the shows in this climate. The meeting likely also served to rebut recent reports of designers decamping from Bryant Park in favor of low-key presentations at off-site venues.
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)