Tim Parker has been named executive chairman at Samsonite.
Parker was promoted from his role of nonexecutive chairman of the luggage company, which is owned by private equity company CVC Capital Partners. Samsonite’s chief executive officer, Marcello Bottoli, exited the firm this week, along with chief financial officer Rick Wiley. Kyle Gendreau has replaced Wiley as acting cfo.
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?"