The judges have been selected for the International Woolmark Prize competition, which takes place Feb. 16 as part of London Fashion Week.
Diane von Furstenberg; Victoria Beckham; Donatella Versace; Franca Sozzani, editor in chief of Italian Vogue; Tim Banks, editor at large of Style.com; Andrew Keith, president of Joyce and Lane Crawford; Carla Sozzani, owner of 10 Corso Como; Linda Fargo, senior vice president, fashion office and store presentation at Bergdorf Goodman, and Paula Reed, creative director of Harvey Nichols, have been chosen as the final judging panel. They were revealed Thursday morning at a press conference in London.
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EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)