Jack Kliger, chief executive officer of Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., will be moved to a newly created position of chairman as of Sept. 1. He will be replaced by Alain Lemarchand, a longtime executive at Hachette’s French parent,Lagardère Active, who has held several financial and board position across the company. Lermachand will move to the U.S. from Paris upon taking over his new position.In a memo to Hachette employees, Kliger said he has been “offered the position of chairman, HFM U.S. to concentrate on developing strategic relationships for the company.”Kliger has been head of Hachette in the U.S. for the past nine years, and in that time has also served as chair of the Magazine Publishers of America. Earlier this year, Kliger received the organization’s Henry Johnson Fisher Award for Lifetime Achievement.Kliger also worked at Advance Publications prior to his time at Hachette, holding positions including executive vice president of Parade Publications and executive vp of Condé Nast Publications.For more information, see tomorrow’s WWD.
"In order for Shudu to wear garments, she needs to be able to put them on, just like you would in the real world. You have to digitize the outfits," said Cameron-James Wilson on dressing 3-D model @shudu.gram for her WWD photoshoot. #wwdfashion ( 📸: @cjw.photo )
“Shudu is a digital supermodel, a very glamour and amazing woman. But she’s 3-D,” says Cameron-James Wilson, a fashion photographer and the creature of @shudu.gram. Here, Shudu wears @cushnieetochs for her debut fashion editorial. #wwdfashion (📷: @cjw.photo)
“It is the fierce female performances that came before me that made be able to clearly identify for myself what it was that I wanted to do, what kind of artist I wanted to be, what kind of films I wanted to make,” said @brielarson at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards. See more pictures from the event on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Matt Baron)
“On a personal level, it’s my vision to create a really different idea with their look to be at the epitome of women’s fashion in South Korea – to create a new milestone,” said stylist @chochowon on dressing K-pop’s most fashionable girl group, @blackpinkofficial. WWD’s @mistywhitesidell sat down with Won ahead of the group’s new album release, “Square Up,” which is out today. Read the full interview on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #blackpink_squareup #blackpink
For @ralphlauren, 2018 is a reason to celebrate: It marks the brand’s 50th year in business. Last year’s chauffeured show in Bedford, NY featuring his vintage car collection may have seemed like the big celebration to show-goers, but they were wrong. The official celebration will be held on September 7 during #NYFW. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)