AUSTIN, Tex. — South by Southwest, aka SXSW, hit a few high notes.
Heralded as pop’s next big thing, Kimbra, a 21-year-old singer-songwriter from New Zealand, shook a red tambourine to jazzy singles from her debut album, “Vows.” Just as Amy Winehouse mined the past, Kimbra’s retro, ruffled get-ups had a Grand Ole Opry-meets-flamenco feel.
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)