NEW YORK — Dolce & Gabbana commanded the attention of New York’s fashion arbiters for two full days last week, opening its first men’s store in the city in tandem with the unveiling of its remodeled women’s flagship next door, and launching a new men’s fragrance, The One for Men—all with characteristic fanfare.
But those who have come to expect palatial flagships filled with fantastic imagery and elaborately styled mannequins were surprised to find something considerably more grounded and intimate, if the latter applies to 3,500 square feet of selling space.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)