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.
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)