MOVADO BOOSTS ITS BOARD: Movado Group Inc. has appointed Richard Isserman to its board and its audit committee. Isserman will join eight other members on the board, and will become its sixth independent member. Isserman has worked for...
MOVADO BOOSTS ITS BOARD: Movado Group Inc. has appointed Richard Isserman to its board and its audit committee. Isserman will join eight other members on the board, and will become its sixth independent member. Isserman has worked for some 40 years at international public accounting firm KPMG LLP. He currently serves as chairman of the corporate compliance committee and is a member of the audit committee for the Federation Employment and Guidance Services, a social service agency in Manhattan. He also is a member of the finance committee for New York's Jewish Museum. Movado Group Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes Movado, Ebel, Concord, ESQ, Coach, Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss watches worldwide, and operates Movado boutiques and company factory outlet stores in the U.S.
SAKS DONATION: Saks Department Store Group will donate at least three million minutes of phone call time to U.S. military personnel overseas and in domestic military hospitals through its "Let Freedom Ring" campaign, which began raising funds for the calls in May and continues through July 4. The retailer will donate one phone call home for every $25 shoppers charge to their store credit cards. Phone time became available to military personnel on June 18. HSBC Retail Services, issuer of SDSG's private label credit cards, and MCI are coordinating the program with Saks.
@beyonce chose a custom gown by @falgunishanepeacockindia for mother @mstinalawson 's second annual Wearable Art Gala last night. The gown, which took 10 days to make, was inspired by Nubian warrior queen Amanishakheto. Reporting by @hernameislex . #wwdeye 👑 🐝#beyonce
After dressing @justintimberlake for his Super Bowl halftime performance last month, @stellamccartney has designed the star’s "Man of the Woods" tour wardrobe. Timberlake will be wearing a mix of pieces from McCartney’s fall men's collection as well as custom designs and items from his own closet. #wwdfashion
@carmeloanthony is upping his fashion game once again, introducing a hat collection with @goorinbros. Called Fresh Greens by Melo x Goorin, the line consists of five unisex models, all of which are made in America from 100 percent wool. Each hat is lined with Anthony’s signature and the inscription “Knowledge of self, wisdom and understanding.” You can purchase the collection line at Goorin’s website as well as three off its stores in San Francisco, New York City and Las Vegas #wwdaccessories
“I am of tradition, but that doesn’t mean I have an old outlook on life,” Hubert de Givenchy told WWD in an interview in 1978. The legendary designer, who died last week at the age of 91, achieved wide success soon after launching his own couture boutique in the early ’50s, but he refused to pine for that time. For the first time since its original publication, read our interview with Givenchy on his awe for Audrey Hepburn and looking forward. Link in bio. #wwdarchives #fbf (📷: Pierre Schermann)
About last night: @alexachung and @supergausa toasted the launch of their capsule collection. “It’s the shape that I love, so rather than amend the last and make the sole crazy or do anything wild, we just did really subtle additions that I think make it look really luxe-y,” said Chung. #wwdfashion (📷: Marc Patrick)
Exclusive: @off____white’s @virgilabloh is launching an exclusive eyewear capsule collection @sunglasshut. The unisex collection, which is made up of three styles, first made its debut on the brand’s fall runway show in Paris. Get all the details on WWD.com – link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion