For indie designers, awards-show exposure is an introdution to the major leagues.
Despite all the hoopla over the way the big houses such as Versace, Gucci and Dior have been dominating award show fashion in recent years, the red carpet remains an invaluable business opportunity for independent designers lucky enough to squeeze in on the action.
"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)