- OXFORD PROMOTION: K. Scott Grassmyer, senior vice president and controller of Oxford Industries, will take on the additional role of chief financial officer, a new post. A certified public accountant, Grassmyer joined Oxford as controller in 2002 and the next year was named vice president and controller. He was promoted to senior vice president and controller in 2004. Previously, Grassmyer was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Duck Head Apparel Co. He also worked for Ernst & Young LLC. Grassmyer continues to report to Thomas C. Chubb 3rd, executive vice president of Oxford, whose women's, men's and children's brands include Tommy Bahama, Indigo Palms, Island Soft, Ben Sherman, Arnold Brant, Ely & Walker and Oxford Golf.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)