Paul Buxbaum, president and chief executive officer of Hampshire Group Ltd., has been elected chairman of the company’s board. In addition, Benjamin Yogel has been elected lead director. Both Buxbaum and Yogel have been members of Hampshire’s board since 2011 when the company acquired Rio Garment, a Honduras-based apparel manufacturer. Buxbaum was the owner of Rio and Yogel was a key investor.
Hampshire’s remaining directors — Peter Woodward, Robert Siegel, Bobby Melnick and Frank Tworecke — have been elected to serve until the 2014 annual meeting.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
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?"