Karen Murray has been promoted to president of the sportswear coaltion of VF Corp.
Murray, who joined VF last September as president of the Nautica Men’s Sportswear and Nautica Jeans Co. business, will oversee Nautica as well as the company’s Kipling business in the U.S.
Murray succeeds Denise Seegal, who left the firm in May, and reports to Eric Wiseman, president and chief executive officer of VF. She previously spent 15 years at Liz Claiborne, most recently as a group president.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styles by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)