PARIS — While attendance figures at the recent Salon International de la Lingerie and Interfilière trade shows here saw a significant drop, falling 12.4 percent to 26,392, buyers were generally upbeat, with many targeting increasingly high-end brands.
“We’re looking to step up our business to the next level, so we’re looking for some higher-end brands to really capture that customer,” said Jenna Rease, buyer for U.S. online intimates retailer Freshpair.com
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)