Iconix Brand Group Inc. has hired four executives to new positions in its senior management team.Kimberly Lee Minor is vice president of brand management, overseeing the company's London Fog, Joe Boxer and Rampage brands. Minor comes to Iconix from Ann Taylor Loft, where she was vice president of merchandising. She previously worked in merchandising, product development and sourcing at Macy's and Foot Locker, among others.Neal Seideman is vice president of business development. He spent the last eight years at International Management Group running the North American licensing division.Carolyn D'Angelo is vice president of brand management for the company's home division, overseeing the Fieldcrest, Cannon, Royal Velvet and Charisma brands. D'Angelo was previously a senior vice president at WestPoint Home overseeing the Ralph Lauren home business. She has more than 20 years experience in the home industry, including senior posts at Waverly Lifestyle Group and Springs Industries.Kenneth Richard is vice president of marketing. Richard previously was executive vice president of global marketing and communications for BCBG Max Azria.Minor and D'Angelo report to Neil Cole, chief executive officer, and David Conn, executive vice president. Seideman reports to Conn as well as to Yehuda Shmidman, vice president of business development. Richard reports to Dari Marder, chief marketing officer.
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