May market may have been rife with revelry and industry events, but lingerie basics, not fashion, were the top items on the menu.
Reflecting the difficult economic climate and lackluster consumer spending, retailers were, as usual, on the hunt for innovative product with a touch of fashion — but it had to be an idea or concept that was considered "safe" with brands that offer longevity on the selling floor. The product also had to have the potential of becoming a replenishable item, vendors said.
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)