Gaetano Sallorenzo has left his post as president and chief executive officer of ck Calvin Klein sportswear and ck jeans for Europe and Asia.Market sources indicate he's heading to Replay, but the Italian denim and sportswear company declined comment Friday. Sallorenzo, who was based in Florence, is succeeded by Thomas Axmacher, president of Calvin Klein Underwear Europe, as managing director of Calvin Klein's European business, which is owned by the Warnaco Group Inc. "The move centralizes all the commercial aspects of the business in the U.K. and is consistent with the company's strategy to leverage our resources across the enterprise," said a spokeswoman for Warnaco.Based in London, Axmacher will report directly to Joseph Gromek, Warnaco president and ceo.Sallorenzo joined Warnaco in February 2006 when the company bought the international Calvin Klein businesses from Fingen SpA. Prior to that, he'd been with Giorgio Armani Corp. for five years, leaving as president of sales and marketing for the Armani Group's U.S. subsidiary.Last week, Marco Bortoletti resigned as ceo of Fashion Box, the holding company of the Replay, Replay & Sons and We Are Replay brands. The company said last week it plans to name a new group ceo shortly.
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