In a move aimed at expanding its fashion trade show properties into new platforms and businesses, Advanstar Communications Inc. has named former Vogue publishing director Tom Florio as chief executive officer of its Advanstar Fashion Group. His first official day was Monday, which was also the kickoff of the fall MAGIC marketplace in Las Vegas.
In his new role, Florio will oversee the various MAGIC men’s shows, as well as Project, WWDMAGIC, FN Platform, Sourcing at MAGIC and Pool. He reports to Joe Loggia, ceo of Advanstar Communications.
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?"