UGG Australia has promoted Leah Larson to creative director, a newly created position.
Previously, Larson spent seven years as vice president of product for the Deckers Outdoor Corp.-owned brand, where she helped expand Ugg’s product offering. Larson will still report to Ugg president Connie Rishwain, and continue working from the company’s headquarters in Goleta, Calif.
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?"