LONDON BRIDGE: Catherine Chapman is on board at BPCM (Bismarck Phillips Communications & Media) as London director. Chapman, who was most recently global head of public relations for Net-a-Porter, will lead BPCM's business throughout the U.K., while establishing the London office as a gateway for Europe and furthering the growth and diversification of its fashion portfolio.
Started in 1999 by Vanessa Weiner von Bismarck and Carrie Ellen Phillip, BPCM has offices in New York, Los Angeles and London. The U.K. Office represents such firms as Suno, Helmut Lang, Pamela Love, Azzaro and new ones like Edie Parker and Osman.
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?"