Those are the famous words of one George Costanza, who in “Seinfeld” said he’d do just that if it was socially acceptable. While such a day in men’s wear remains to be seen, the lush fabric is experiencing something of a renaissance in women’s eveningwear.
“I think it’s having a moment because there’s this nostalgic nod to the Nineties happening right now,” Timo Weiland says of the material, which peppers much of his fall lineup. “Velvet was king then.”
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)