NEW YORK--Escada USA has promoted Lawrence DeParis to executive vice president and chief administrative officer. The post is a new one at the designer sportswear firm. DeParis had been senior vice president and chief financial officer. He will retain those financial duties as well as adding such responsibilities as overseeing distribution account services, inventory control and allocations. He will also develop support synergies between the wholesale and retail divisions of Escada. DeParis, who has been with the company since 1986, will continue to report to Ronald Frasch, president and chief executive officer of Escada USA.
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)