SAN DIEGO - The action sports industry sought to present fresh ideas at the ASR Trade Expo as surf and skate brands wooed cautious buyers with novelty and ventured into new categories, such as activewear.
During the three-day show at the San Diego Convention Center that ended Saturday, Quiksilver and Vans displayed swim lines launching for spring.
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)