With the selling season for spring and summer 2013 starting well before the trade expo opens its four-day run today at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Outdoor Retailer has developed into a showcase for brands to trot out their latest innovations to make outdoor apparel cooler, lighter, airier and just all around better. Retailers and brands are hoping the spate of breakthroughs will convince consumers they should freshen up their outdoor wardrobes.
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)