Robert N. Friedman, who steered Loehmann's through a cornucopia of business cycles, from expansions and contractions to ownership changes, bankruptcy and back to profitability, will retire as chairman and chief executive officer next May after 16 years at the helm.
"At some time point, everyone has a defining moment when they say it's time for a change. This was mine," said Friedman, in an exclusive interview.
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?"