Jeff Blauer has been named president and chief operating officer of U.S. umbrella maker ShedRain. Blauer, who will report to chief executive officer and chairman Stan Blauer, is responsible for managing the general activities of the company, as well as continuing to oversee business development and expansion. Most recently, the new president and chief operating officer served as executive vice president of business development at the 64-year-old company.
Blauer began his career as a national sales manager for specialty accounts with Calvin Klein. He became a senior account manager at CK before leaving to join Christian Dior as a regional sales representative. He later held a similar position at Alexander Julian.
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?"