MILAN — The board of the Italian Chamber of Fashion on Thursday confirmed Carlo Capasa would remain president of the association until 2020.Capasa joined the Milan-based association in its role in April 2015. He succeeded Mario Boselli, who is now honorary president, along with Beppe Modenese.Since his appointment, Capasa has been developing a strategy focused on several pillars, including sustainability, digitization and supporting young designers. He has also forged tight relationships with international institutions and promoted Italian fashion through a compelling storytelling.In particular, during his tenure, Capasa has orchestrated roundtables and collaborations with specialized associations aimed at defining practical guidelines to promote sustainability across the whole fashion chain, along with organizing the first edition of the Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia in collaboration with Livia Firth, founder and creative director of Eco-Age. The second edition of the awards will be held in September.On Thursday, the board also elected, or in some cases reelected, the presidency committee with a mandate until 2020. In addition to Capasa, the board is made up of executives and designers from the country’s main fashion groups: Patrizio Bertelli, Lavinia Cigna Biagiotti, Marco Bizzarri, Jacopo Etro, Giovanna Gentile Ferragamo, Massimo Ferretti, Luigi Maramotti, Angela Missoni, Renzo Rosso, Remo Ruffini, Stefano Sassi, Carla Sozzani, Tomaso Trussardi and Gildo Zegna.
La Double J made a name for itself with its vintage-inspired prints, but for resort, designer JJ Martin has ventured into new territory: enter rich jewel toned solids and decadent embellishment, in the form of appliqués, crystals and sequins. #wwdfashion #resort19 #ladoublej
This Just In: J. Crew Group has named Johanna Uurasjarvi as its chief design officer.
Uurasjarvi succeeds Somsack Sikhounmuong, who left the company last September. Tap the link in bio for the full report. #wwdnews
“She came into my hotel room and she was like, ‘I have Chanel and Christian Dior.’ She was like, ‘Chanel likes you.’ And I was like, ‘I’m going to start crying,’” breakout star Maddie Hasson tells WWD of her styling sessions Molly Dickson. “I really like classic, elegant things. I love the way Anna Wintour dresses.” Read more about Hasson’s role in @impulseseries on wwd.com. (📸: @jgreenery ) #wwdeye
@virgilabloh revealed he's working with Australian stylist and
Vogue Australia fashion director @christinecentenera for his debut @louisvuitton men's collection, which will be presented in Paris on June 21. Centenera met Abloh while both working with Kanye West, where she consulted on his all his runway collections since his debut spring 2012 women's wear show. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #wwdnews (📷: @asussmanphoto)
"In order for Shudu to wear garments, she needs to be able to put them on, just like you would in the real world. You have to digitize the outfits," said Cameron-James Wilson on dressing 3-D model @shudu.gram for her WWD photoshoot with @itsclo3d. #wwdfashion (📸: @cjw.photo)
“Shudu is a digital supermodel, a very glamour and amazing woman. But she’s 3-D,” says Cameron-James Wilson, a fashion photographer and the creature of @shudu.gram. Here, Shudu wears @cushnieetochs for her debut fashion editorial. #wwdfashion (📷: @cjw.photo)
“It is the fierce female performances that came before me that made be able to clearly identify for myself what it was that I wanted to do, what kind of artist I wanted to be, what kind of films I wanted to make,” said @brielarson at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards. See more pictures from the event on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Matt Baron)