NEW YORK — Diane von Furstenberg Studio LLC named Robert J. Almerini chief operating officer.
Almerini, who starts on Dec. 2, recently served as chief operating officer at Diesel Industries USA. At DVF, he will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the company’s operations, including finance, human resources, legal, distribution, IT, real estate and facilities and making sure the support functions are aligned. He will report to cochairman Joel Horowitz.
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?"