NEW ROLES AT WEITZMAN: Eileen Warner has joined Stuart Weitzman in the new role as vice president of handbag sales. Warner reports to Clare Schultheis, executive vice president of accessories and licensing, and will be responsible for sales of the company’s new fashion handbag division, which launched last spring. Warner was previously the president of sales and marketing at Isabella Fiore. Also joining the company is Janet Moran as vice president of retail merchandising, also a new post. Moran will be responsible for all Stuart Weitzman retail store assortment planning. Prior to Stuart Weitzman, Moran was vice president and divisional merchandise manager of women’s footwear at Saks Fifth Avenue. She reports to Beth Guastella, president of retail.
MAXMARA SHOW: The exhibition “Coats! Max Mara, 55 Years of Italian Fashion,” which bowed last year in Berlin, has traveled to Tokyo’s Mori Arts Center. The show opened to the public Thursday and will run until Nov. 25. The retrospective of MaxMara through its core product is curated by Adelheid Rasche, art and fashion historian and head of the Lipperheidesche Costume Library in Berlin, and is also slated to move on to Milan and Toronto.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
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