LOS ANGELES — The trade show scene here has seen a wave of new entrants of late, while long-running shows have also been honing their game, all in the name of attracting not only more buyers, but the “right” buyers.
The California Market Center, the largest showroom complex in the downtown garment district, is ramping up its efforts to expand its contemporary offerings during the Los Angeles Fashion Markets four times a year.
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)