• SIRKIN TO BE HONORED: Allen E. Sirkin, president and chief operating officer of Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., will receive the 2010 Leader of Innovation Medal from Philadelphia University at its Spirit of Innovation gala and awards ceremony on May 8 at the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. Sirkin, a 1964 graduate of Philadelphia University, also will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. The evening will be capped off with the university’s annual fashion show at the Academy of Music. Proceeds will benefit the university’s scholarship fund.
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?"