STETSON'S NEW TOP HAT: Stetson has named Pam Fields chief executive officer, filling a position that has been vacant for about three years. Fields was most recently at Ryan Partnership and Ryan iDirect, a marketing agency, where she was responsible for development of digital, direct and promotional strategy and programming for Unilever's Dove brand. Fields has also served as president of Tag Heuer's U.S. subsidiary. At Stetson, Fields' duties entail developing new business and overseeing marketing and brand-building initiatives. She reports to Paul Guilden, owner of Stetson.
LANDS' END GROWS IN CANADA: After a successful introduction in 2006, Sears Canada plans to expand its offering of Lands' End apparel by adding it to more of the retailer's 197 department stores in Canada and 183 dealer-owned locations. The line was initially carried in four stores, all in the Greater Toronto area. Last year, it rolled out to 30 more stores, for a total of 34, spread across the country. The selection of items includes all major categories such as knit tops, bottoms, women's, men's and kids'. Sears plans to expand the line further into an unspecified number of stores.
@beyonce chose a custom gown by @falgunishanepeacockindia for mother @mstinalawson 's second annual Wearable Art Gala last night. The gown, which took 10 days to make, was inspired by Nubian warrior queen Amanishakheto. Reporting by @hernameislex . #wwdeye 👑 🐝#beyonce
After dressing @justintimberlake for his Super Bowl halftime performance last month, @stellamccartney has designed the star’s "Man of the Woods" tour wardrobe. Timberlake will be wearing a mix of pieces from McCartney’s fall men's collection as well as custom designs and items from his own closet. #wwdfashion
@carmeloanthony is upping his fashion game once again, introducing a hat collection with @goorinbros. Called Fresh Greens by Melo x Goorin, the line consists of five unisex models, all of which are made in America from 100 percent wool. Each hat is lined with Anthony’s signature and the inscription “Knowledge of self, wisdom and understanding.” You can purchase the collection line at Goorin’s website as well as three off its stores in San Francisco, New York City and Las Vegas #wwdaccessories
“I am of tradition, but that doesn’t mean I have an old outlook on life,” Hubert de Givenchy told WWD in an interview in 1978. The legendary designer, who died last week at the age of 91, achieved wide success soon after launching his own couture boutique in the early ’50s, but he refused to pine for that time. For the first time since its original publication, read our interview with Givenchy on his awe for Audrey Hepburn and looking forward. Link in bio. #wwdarchives #fbf (📷: Pierre Schermann)
About last night: @alexachung and @supergausa toasted the launch of their capsule collection. “It’s the shape that I love, so rather than amend the last and make the sole crazy or do anything wild, we just did really subtle additions that I think make it look really luxe-y,” said Chung. #wwdfashion (📷: Marc Patrick)
Exclusive: @off____white’s @virgilabloh is launching an exclusive eyewear capsule collection @sunglasshut. The unisex collection, which is made up of three styles, first made its debut on the brand’s fall runway show in Paris. Get all the details on WWD.com – link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion