Casual lifestyle designers’ response to the sluggish economy is anything but casual. They’re pushing novelty items, upping the quality and increasing their profile in untapped markets.
Casual lifestyle vendors are in survival mode. They’re looking for ways to convince cautious retailers to spend money in the midst of a punishing economic slowdown and the looming threat of war with Iraq.
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)