ABRAMS NEW ROLE: Len Abrams has joined London Fog Industries as president.
Some of the post’s responsibilities were previously handled by Gary Hansen, who resigned in September as president and chief operating officer of Pacific Trail Inc., a division of London Fog Industries. Abrams is based in New York and reports to David Greenstein, chief executive officer of London Fog Industries, whose divisions also include London Fog and the London Fog Factory Outlet Store Division. In his new role, Abrams will focus on sales and merchandising as well as overseeing the retail division and Homestead Fabrics. Most recently, he was owner and president of Leonard Howard Corp., a consulting firm.
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?"