NEW YORK — Paul R. Charron is living proof that you don’t have to be a fashion plate to run a fashion company.
"I’ve never been accused of being a merchant, and I’m certainly not a designer, but I do consider myself a product person," explained Charron, chairman and chief executive of Liz Claiborne Inc. and the honoree at last Thursday’s big black-tie Parsons School of Design Benefit & Fashion Show.
"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)