Paul & Shark has named Christian Brandonisio director of sales. Formerly sales director for John Varvatos, where he was responsible for overseeing wholesale efforts in North America and launching the John Varvatos Star footwear collection, Brandonisio will lead Paul & Shark’s wholesale team in the U.S. and will market the company’s men’s and women’s collections to department and specialty stores.
Prior to joining John Varvatos, Brandonisio held sales director positions at Ermenegildo Zegna and Bally. He reports to Rachelle Giroux, Paul & Shark’s president for the U.S. and Canadian markets.
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?"