VIVA TAPS RIANNA: Viva International Group has named Sal Rianna chief financial officer and chief administrative officer. Rianna served as chief operating officer for luxury linen purveyor Frette North America. He was also vice president of finance and operations for the DKNY global business at the Donna Karan Co. In this newly created position, Rianna will report to Frank Rescigna, Viva International Group president. Established in 1978, Viva International Group specializes in ophthalmic frames and sunglass distribution and manufacturing. Viva’s brand portfolio consists of Bongo, Candie’s, Escada, Etro, Ermenegildo Zegna and Furla.
TRE CHIC: Manhattan’s social set recently hobnobbed at the launch of Tre, a fashion jewelry collection founded by Ulrica Lanaro and Lillian Stern. Guests such as Jennifer Creel and Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos packed the Upper East Side’s Scoop outpost and picked out their favorite colored cocktail ring, which are all handmade in Venetian glass.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"