Jill Granoff has been named chief executive officer of Kellwood Co., where she will oversee brands such as Vince, Rebecca Taylor, Phat Farm and Sag Harbor. Granoff was most recently ceo of Kenneth Cole Productions and spent 17 years in the beauty industry. At Kellwood, she will report to Christopher T. Metz, managing director of Sun Capital Partners, which bought the company for $762 million in February 2008.
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?"