MILAN — Meltin’ Pot has tapped Leopoldo Durante as creative director.
The appointment of Durante, a veteran who has worked for designers including Rick Owens and Alexander McQueen, follows the June hiring of Armando Belleri as managing director. Durante succeeds Walter De Virgiliis, who joined the brand in 2009.
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?"