Juicy Couture promoted Laura Mays to senior vice president and managing director, North America.
Mays had been divisional vice president of merchandising at the Liz Claiborne Inc.-owned brand. In her newly created role, she is responsible for retail, wholesale and online distribution for the brand, focusing on merchandising, company-owned stores, wholesale and marketing for the Juicy Couture and the new Bird brands.
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?"