Scott Branscum has been named vice president and general merchandise manager for Massif, a manufacturer of performance combat and rescue apparel. Branscum will work with the company’s co-founder, Jeff Roberts, to launch the Massif Collection, a line of men’s wear with a European fashion sensibility combined with high performance attributes. The collection is slated to launch next fall.
Branscum has over 20 years experience in the industry, including president and chief executive officer of SB Premier Brands, a division of Schottenstein-Bernstein. He has also worked for Perry Ellis International and Eddie Bauer.
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?"