Kay Krill, chief executive officer and president of Ann Inc., saw her total pay rise 17.6 percent to $12.7 million last year.The biggest chunk of Krill’s compensation came in the form of cash incentive pay, which totaled $6.7 million. She also received stock and option awards that were valued at a total of $4.5 million, although she might not realize that amount, given vesting schedules and stock price fluctuations.Last year, Krill’s pay of $10.8 million made her the third-highest paid woman in the U.S. fashion and retail world, according to WWD’s tally of 67 of the industry’s top executives. She came in behind Jackwyn Nemerov, executive vice president at Ralph Lauren Corp., who made $12.1 million, and Carol Meyrowitz, chief executive officer of The TJX Cos. Inc., who made $11.1 million.Also seeing their pay rise at Ann in 2012 were Brian Lynch, brand president of the Ann Taylor division, whose total compensation rose 45.8 percent to $6.4 million, and Gary Muto, brand president of the Loft division, whose compensation rose 55.2 percent to $6.2 million. RELATED STORY: Dov Charney's Pay at American Apparel Rises >>Sears Holding Corp. also weighed in with its executive compensation for the year, which public companies report to the Securities and Exchange Commission ahead of their annual meetings. And Louis D’Ambrosio, former chief executive officer and president, saw his pay drop 86.9 percent to $1.3 million. This change was mostly attributable to the lack of any stock awards for the former ceo last year. In 2011, he received stock valued at $8 million.D’Ambrosio was replaced this fiscal year by Edward S. Lampert, who controls the majority of the retailer’s stock and is taking a salary of $1.
To celebrate Pride 2018, @themarcjacobs released the #GratefulNotHateful campaign, a social media initiative aimed at extending Pride beyond the parade. Inspired by Jacobs’ everyday outlook, the campaign features Jacobs along with a group of models and social media stars who are members and supporters of the LGBT community, all seen wearing @marcbeauty’s Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in colors of the rainbow. Head to our Instagram stories to see close-ups of the liner. #wwdbeauty
Virgil Abloh’s dad Nee and Don Crawley, cofounder of RSVP Gallery, were some of the hometown crew at the Chicago-born designer’s debut show for Louis Vuitton. (📸: @jdiderich ) #wwdmens #louisvuitton #virgilabloh
About last night: @marycharteris and @adwoaaboah hit up Hyde Park for the Serpentine Galleries’ annual summer party held in partnership with @chanelofficial. Head to WWD.com to see more photos. #wwdfashion
“This is Paris, my first show. I’m all about democracy. If some kid shows up, flew from New Jersey to just be around, let’s get him a seat.” — @virgilabloh tells WWD’s @jdiderich ahead of his first show for @louisvuitton men’s. (📸: @alfredo_piola ) #wwdmens #virgilabloh #louisvuitton
“Kate Spade was a true fashion icon who brought joy to the lives of women around the world, and inspired women to live life to the fullest. We are dedicated to carrying on her legacy,” said Anna Bakst, brand president and chief executive officer of @katespadeny. The Kate Spade Foundation announced that it will be donating $1 million to suicide prevention and mental health awareness in tribute to the recent death of Kate Spade. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @chinseephoto)
A first look at @virgilabloh’s sneakers for @louisvuitton. Abloh spoke to WWD about his debut collection for Louis Vuitton, creating @kendalljenner’s #metgala outfit and redefining the heritage brand. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion 📷: @alfredo_piola)
The world’s largest producer of denim @iskodenim is sharing the strategy behind its product development process. Read our full interview with ISKO’s product development manager Baris Ozden on the company’s extensive research practices, upcoming denim trends and the latest material innovations on WWD.com. #iskodenim