NEW YORK — As part of its plan to expand internationally, Reem Acra has hired Christophe Hebre as president and chief operating officer.
He joins the company Sunday, just in time for the designer’s bridal presentations in her Fifth Avenue showroom here. Hebre, who most recently was based in Paris as commercial director and chief operating officer for Sonia Rykiel, will be based here and will report to Reem Acra, chief executive officer of R.A. Luxury, parent company of Reem Acra LLC.
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?"