PARIS — Emanuel Ungaro said Friday that it has hired Esteban Cortazar as the house's new women's wear designer, confirming a WWD report the 23-year-old Colombian would become the latest person to try to reinvigorate the firm.
"I believe in his talent," explained Ungaro chief executive officer Mounir Moufarrige of Cortazar. "He has a very fresh understanding of the female body and a new take on fashion that excited me."
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?"