Advanstar Fashion Group has tapped Tommy Fazio as president of its Project and Menswear shows, which encompasses S.L.A.T.E., Street and Mens/Wear. Fazio, who is exiting his role as men's trend director at Nordstrom Inc. to take the new position, will report to Tom Florio, chief executive officer of Advanstar Fashion Group, a division of Advanstar Communications Inc.
Fazio will depart Nordstrom on Oct. 25 and his first day at Project and the Menswear shows will be Oct. 29. He will relocate from Seattle to be based out of Advanstar's New York office.
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?"