NEW YORK — If Anne Klein’s up-to-date SoHo boutique was the seed representing the company’s new image, then the expanded licensing agreement with Japan’s Takihyo Company Ltd. is its first blossom.
Anne Klein’s parent, Kasper ASL, said Nagoya, Japan-based Takihyo will hold the license in that country for the next 10 years, furthering Anne Klein’s efforts to be recognized as a global fashion powerhouse. In the deal, Takihyo — Anne Klein’s former owner — will distribute women’s apparel, handbags, belts and small leather goods, gloves, scarves, sleepwear, footwear, socks, jewelry and hand towels under the Anne Klein New York and AK Anne Klein labels.
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)