HOLT CHANGES: Holt Renfrew, Canada's leading luxury chain, named two new vice presidents: Tracy Fellows, for marketing, and Diane J. Whidden, for human resources. Whidden, formerly with Bridgepoint Health, succeeds Mark Derbyshire, who was promoted to chief talent officer of the Wittington Fashion Retail Group and vice president of Wittington Investments, the privately held company operating Brown Thomas in Ireland, Holt Renfrew in Canada and Selfridges in the United Kingdom. Fellows was with Canadian Tire Corp.
JUNIORS' TURN: The junior class of Pratt Institute is presenting an exhibition through June 15 at Barnes & Noble on West 22nd Street in Chelsea. "Pratt Fashion Design: Class of 2008" features work in the categories of Egyptian-themed resortwear and Edwardian-themed lingerie. Two weeks ago, the seniors presented a fashion show to an audience that included Claire Danes and pal Narciso Rodriguez, who won Pratt's Fashion Icon Award this year.
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?"