NEW YORK — Kellwood Co. is stepping on the Vince accelerator.
The company said Wednesday that Jill Granoff, chief executive officer of Kellwood, will assume the additional responsibility of ceo of Vince, overseeing the strategic growth and direction of the Los Angeles-based contemporary brand. In addition, Granoff named Doo-Ri Chung creative director of Vince. Chung will relocate to Vince’s Los Angeles design studio and will be responsible for design, product development and creative branding initiatives.
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?"