Are brands today more powerful than the designers behind them? It’s a complicated question that hung over a turbulent fall collections season headlined by designer comings and goings at Yves Saint Laurent, Jil Sander and Tod’s, among others.
The brand-versus-designer debate was reignited back in March 2011 with the ouster of John Galliano at Christian Dior over anti-Semitic and racist outbursts — and it festered and fizzled as the search for a successor clicked past the one-year mark.
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)
"I thought years ago that [Jaime] was going to bite the bullet. [The writers] knew who would be left standing, but they never told us so it was this constant guessing game," says @gameofthrones actor @nikolajwilliamcw. See what the actor had to say about season 7 and the show ultimately coming to end on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @tomgoldblum)