Jason Boling has been appointed chief financial officer of Cherokee Inc., succeeding Mark DiSiena, who has resigned to pursue other interests.Boling, a certified public accountant, has been vice president of finance and accounting for DTS Inc., a high-tech audio company, since 2006. Earlier in his career, he was with Inamed Corp. and Deloitte & Touche LLP.DiSiena joined Cherokee as cfo in late 2010 following a tenure as cfo of 4Medica and the establishment of his own finance and strategy consulting firm.“Mark leaves behind a strong finance organization which will continue to support Cherokee’s growth objectives,” said Henry Stupp, chief executive officer of Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based Cherokee, to whom Boling will now report.Cherokee owns the Cherokee, Sideout, Liz Lange and Carole Little trademarks and derives its revenues from direct-to-retail licensing arrangements with stores including Target in the U.S.; The TJX Cos. Inc. in the U.S., Canada and Europe; Tesco in the U.K., Ireland and several companies in central Europe; RT-Mart in China, Pick ‘n Pay in South Africa and Magnit in Russia.
To celebrate Pride 2018, @themarcjacobs released the #GratefulNotHateful campaign, a social media initiative aimed at extending Pride beyond the parade. Inspired by Jacobs’ everyday outlook, the campaign features Jacobs along with a group of models and social media stars who are members and supporters of the LGBT community, all seen wearing @marcbeauty’s Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in colors of the rainbow. Head to our Instagram stories to see close-ups of the liner. #wwdbeauty
Virgil Abloh’s dad Nee and Don Crawley, cofounder of RSVP Gallery, were some of the hometown crew at the Chicago-born designer’s debut show for Louis Vuitton. (📸: @jdiderich ) #wwdmens #louisvuitton #virgilabloh
About last night: @marycharteris and @adwoaaboah hit up Hyde Park for the Serpentine Galleries’ annual summer party held in partnership with @chanelofficial. Head to WWD.com to see more photos. #wwdfashion
“This is Paris, my first show. I’m all about democracy. If some kid shows up, flew from New Jersey to just be around, let’s get him a seat.” — @virgilabloh tells WWD’s @jdiderich ahead of his first show for @louisvuitton men’s. (📸: @alfredo_piola ) #wwdmens #virgilabloh #louisvuitton
“Kate Spade was a true fashion icon who brought joy to the lives of women around the world, and inspired women to live life to the fullest. We are dedicated to carrying on her legacy,” said Anna Bakst, brand president and chief executive officer of @katespadeny. The Kate Spade Foundation announced that it will be donating $1 million to suicide prevention and mental health awareness in tribute to the recent death of Kate Spade. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @chinseephoto)
A first look at @virgilabloh’s sneakers for @louisvuitton. Abloh spoke to WWD about his debut collection for Louis Vuitton, creating @kendalljenner’s #metgala outfit and redefining the heritage brand. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion 📷: @alfredo_piola)
The world’s largest producer of denim @iskodenim is sharing the strategy behind its product development process. Read our full interview with ISKO’s product development manager Baris Ozden on the company’s extensive research practices, upcoming denim trends and the latest material innovations on WWD.com. #iskodenim