Elana Drell Szyfer has been named executive vice president of global brand strategy at Kenneth Cole Productions Inc., overseeing marketing and human resources, a new post.
Szyfer will spearhead global brand strategic initiatives, including strategic planning and marketing, and public communications, which includes public affairs and social enterprise initiatives. She will also oversee global e-commerce and human resources. She begins today and reports to Kenneth Cole, chairman and chief creative officer.
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?"