Hudson’s Bay Co. wants to build its Lord & Taylor private label into a major lifestyle brand and has hired retail veteran Marie Holman-Rao to lead the charge.
Holman-Rao has been named chief creative officer of the Lord & Taylor brand, to oversee its design, development and marketing. She joined the store this week and reports to Mary Turner, executive vice president, specialty, for HBC, parent of The Bay in Canada and Lord & Taylor in the U.S. Turner oversees all the company’s private brands at both stores, as well as its specialty businesses at The Bay such as Topshop and The Room.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)