Gap Inc., continuing its aggressive hunt for talent, has pumped up its ranks with two seasoned executives on the creative and product sides of the business, WWD has learned.
Jill Stanton has been named creative adviser for Old Navy, a new post, and Liz Meltzer has become senior vice president of Gap International merchandising. The appointments follow the recent announcement that Tracy Gardner, former Gap and Banana Republic merchandiser and former J. Crew president, is working at Gap’s Global Creative Center in New York as a consultant to help improve the product and help turn around the sagging women’s business.
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?"