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NEW PRESIDENT AT JUDITH JACK: Beth Vogel has taken over as president of Judith Jack, following the departure last month of Michael Horowitz. Vogel, who began on Monday, was formerly the vice president of design, merchandise and marketing at sterling...
NEW PRESIDENT AT JUDITH JACK: Beth Vogel has taken over as president of Judith Jack, following the departure last month of Michael Horowitz. Vogel, who began on Monday, was formerly the vice president of design, merchandise and marketing at sterling silver jewelry firm M.W. Samara Inc. At Samara, Vogel has been replaced by Bonnie Bennett, who had been senior vice president of design at Victoria & Co., where she oversaw the Napier and Nine West jewelry lines.
BEALLS PROMOTION: Tianne Doyle has been promoted to senior vice president, general merchandise manager for Bealls Outlet Stores Inc., the Bradenton, Fla.-based 402-unit off-price chain. She became a vice president last year and a general merchandise manager in 2001. Doyle joined Bealls in 1991 as the buyer of misses’ sportswear and swimwear, rose to divisional merchandise manager of misses’, petite and plus-size sportswear in 1996, and from 1998 to 2001, she held additional responsibilities of merchandising dresses, swimwear, shoes and children’s, as well as overseeing the import department.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)