NEW YORK — Derek Lam International LLC named Laura Stephen president of Derek Lam Collection.
Most recently, Stephen was vice president of sales at Giorgio Armani, and before that, worked in sales and merchandising roles at such fashion houses as Chanel, Fendi, Prada and Helmut Lang. She started her career as a buyer for Barneys New York.
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?"