VF’S NEW PLAN: Vanity Fair Intimates LP, an affiliate of VF Corp., has made several organizational changes designed to support the company’s strategic growth plan.Eric Wiseman, vice president and chairman of VF’s Global Intimate Apparel Coalition, said: "These are important moves that will put the right leadership in place to accomplish our goals and establish a growth model for our company’s future."The executive changes include:Curt Holtz, formerly chief financial officer and vice president of operations, has been named president of mass brands and will have responsibility for all U.S. intimates brands in mass channels. Holtz will be responsible for "growing all existing businesses, strengthening retail relationships, and making sure we have the right strategic plan and resources to achieve our potential in this important channel," Wiseman said.Chris Fuentes, formerly vice president of marketing for the intimates coalition, has been named to the new post of vice president of business development. Fuentes will have responsibility for identifying new sources of growth, which include new brands, new consumer segments and new strategies.Scott Roe has been named chief financial officer for the intimates coalition. He will assume all financial responsibilities formerly held by Holtz, and will report to Bob Pines, senior vice president of manufacturing, operations and finance. Holtz and Fuentes will report to Wiseman.
To celebrate Pride 2018, @themarcjacobs released the #GratefulNotHateful campaign, a social media initiative aimed at extending Pride beyond the parade. Inspired by Jacobs’ everyday outlook, the campaign features Jacobs along with a group of models and social media stars who are members and supporters of the LGBT community, all seen wearing @marcbeauty’s Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in colors of the rainbow. Head to our Instagram stories to see close-ups of the liner. #wwdbeauty
Virgil Abloh’s dad Nee and Don Crawley, cofounder of RSVP Gallery, were some of the hometown crew at the Chicago-born designer’s debut show for Louis Vuitton. (📸: @jdiderich ) #wwdmens #louisvuitton #virgilabloh
About last night: @marycharteris and @adwoaaboah hit up Hyde Park for the Serpentine Galleries’ annual summer party held in partnership with @chanelofficial. Head to WWD.com to see more photos. #wwdfashion
“This is Paris, my first show. I’m all about democracy. If some kid shows up, flew from New Jersey to just be around, let’s get him a seat.” — @virgilabloh tells WWD’s @jdiderich ahead of his first show for @louisvuitton men’s. (📸: @alfredo_piola ) #wwdmens #virgilabloh #louisvuitton
“Kate Spade was a true fashion icon who brought joy to the lives of women around the world, and inspired women to live life to the fullest. We are dedicated to carrying on her legacy,” said Anna Bakst, brand president and chief executive officer of @katespadeny. The Kate Spade Foundation announced that it will be donating $1 million to suicide prevention and mental health awareness in tribute to the recent death of Kate Spade. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @chinseephoto)
A first look at @virgilabloh’s sneakers for @louisvuitton. Abloh spoke to WWD about his debut collection for Louis Vuitton, creating @kendalljenner’s #metgala outfit and redefining the heritage brand. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion 📷: @alfredo_piola)
The world’s largest producer of denim @iskodenim is sharing the strategy behind its product development process. Read our full interview with ISKO’s product development manager Baris Ozden on the company’s extensive research practices, upcoming denim trends and the latest material innovations on WWD.com. #iskodenim