The San Francisco-based online personal styling service has raised $12 million in a round of funding led by Benchmark that includes Baseline Capital and Western Technology Investments. Stitch Fix is also adding to its board and executive ranks. Benchmark general partner Bill Gurley; John Fleming, former executive vice president of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and former president of Gap North America Marka Hansen are joining the board; Lisa Bougie, former general manager of emerging markets at Nike Inc., is chief merchandising officer; Jennifer Olsen, previously of Crate & Barrel, joining as chief marketing officer, and Meredith Dunn, former senior director, customer and stylist delight at Stella & Dot, signing on as vice president of styling.
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?"