LONDON — Matthew Williamson has appointed Niki Scordi to the role of chief executive.
Scordi joined the Matthew Williamson team as managing director in March this year, after several years as chief executive at Nicole Farhi. She held previous roles at Browns and LVMH Fashion Group U.K.. She will replace current chief executive and co-founder Joseph Velosa, who will step up into the role of chairman.
Williamson, creative director and president, and Velosa own the majority of the business between them.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styles by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)