IMG Fashion and DHL have revealed the 2014-2015 finalists of DHL Exported, a program aimed at assisting designers who are already successful locally to gain momentum internationally.
Designers applied to expand their businesses to one of four key retail markets with an export-development strategy that includes shipping and logistics assistance and marketing and public relations support, along with an enhanced social and digital platform that will include an e-commerce portal to support sales for the winning designer’s collection. The program received more than 150 applicants from 35 countries.
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)
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