Former fashion and media executives are among those who have lost significant sums in Bernard Madoff’s alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme.
Those caught up in Madoff’s investment scam are said to include former Leslie Fay chairman and chief executive officer John Pomerantz and his wife Laura, principal at PBS Realty Advisors LLC; Adrienne and Luigi Vittadini; Nine West founder Jerome Fisher; Kay Windsor founder Carl Shapiro; Lee Mellis, former chief financial officer of Puritan Fashion Corp., and Alexandra Penney, former editor in chief of Self.
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?"