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.
"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)