NEW YORK — Karin Gregersen has been appointed president of Vince, a division of Kellwood Co. The move is effective May 13.
Most recently, Gregersen was managing director of Chloé/Richemont North America, where she was responsible for the strategic development of Chloé and See by Chloé in the U.S., Canada and South America. A 13-year veteran of Chloé, Gregersen played a key role in developing its global business, product strategy, distribution network and brand awareness. Earlier, she was vice president of sales and marketing for Chloé and before that, European sales manger for Givenchy Paris, where she managed the European wholesale and accessories accounts. She began her career at Wolford Australia.
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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)