MASSIMO SUPPANCIG TAPPED FOR ESCADA MANAGEMENT BOARD
NEW YORK--Massimo Suppancig will join the management board of the Escada Group, with responsibilities for international sales and marketing. Suppancig is currently managing director of the European branch of the GFT Group. Earlier, he was with Benetton. Suppancig, who will be based in Munich, will work with Paris-based Beatrice Bongibault, managing director of Escada development, in optimizing sales and marketing in the different markets. According to Escada, Suppancig will begin the job prior to Jan. 1, but an exact starting date hasn't been determined.
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?"