LOS ANGELES — Lest you think Basic Terrain, a new women’s wear line from actress Joy Bryant and her husband, stuntman David Pope, is a vanity project, consider this: The couple are funding the line themselves, and until recently, their dining room doubled as their office and design studio. The pre-fall capsule collection consists of low-slung, wrap-front cotton pants in two lengths and six washes.
Bryant, a former model, is no stranger to fashion, but her utilitarian husband is the one with the sewing skills. “My mom taught me how to sew when I was around 10, and I took home economics in eighth grade,” said Pope, 42. “By the time I finished middle school, I had made several pairs of shorts.”
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)