The eighth annual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at the Raleigh hooked a handful of key designers. Among the 32 on show, Mara Hoffman, L*Space and Cia.Maritima sent out strong, cohesive collections, while the move to New York seems to have benefited Red Carter, who showed a more defined vision with Aztec prints, metallic colorblocking and heavy Art Deco beading in approachable silhouettes with improved fit.
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)