Tracy Gardner’s climb up the corporate ladder at Delia’s Inc. has been swift — moving to chief executive officer from chief creative officer in a month.
The former J. Crew executive, who joined the company May 1, will assume the reins on Wednesday, taking over from Walter Killough, who will remain with the specialty retailer as chief operating officer under his existing employment agreement.
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?"