NEW YORK — It looks like P. Diddy isn’t the only hip-hop apparel mogul getting a backer.
Russell Simmons, founder and chief executive officer of Phat Fashions, has signed a deal with Kellwood Co., industry sources said. As reported, Simmons has been on a quest for backing for quite some time and has been negotiating with Kellwood and Tommy Hilfiger during the past few months.
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)