NEW YORK — David Kutas has been named president of retail at Diane von Furstenberg, a new post. He begins March 19.
Most recently, Kutas was senior vice president of Hudson’s Bay Co., where he introduced Topshop and Topman to the Canadian market. Earlier, he spent 10 years at Gucci, most recently as vice president and general merchandise manager of Gucci America. In that role, he oversaw all product categories for more than 60 directly operated Gucci stores in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil and the Caribbean. Before that, he was vice president of retail and store operations for Gucci America, directing more than 55 store management teams. He began his retail career at Holt Renfrew and spent 10 years in various department manager and buying roles.
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?"