In a surprising high-level reorganization, the Toronto-based Hudson’s Bay Co. is expected to soon unveil new roles for Bonnie Brooks and Liz Rodbell that will take effect at the beginning of 2014.
Sources said Brooks, currently president of the Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor divisions, will become vice chairman of the parent Hudson’s Bay Co. The gregarious Brooks has been very visible in the fashion markets and in the stores, but will be assuming a more strategic, lower-profile advisory role working with chief executive officer Richard Baker. “She’ll be working closer with Richard on long-term growth strategies,” said one source.
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?"