• HICKEY MANAGER HEADS TO JA APPAREL: Hickey, the contemporary offshoot of Hickey Freeman, has lost another employee. The line’s brand manager, Fernando Rodriguez, has jumped to JA Apparel, where he will serve as brand manager for Joseph Abboud clothing. In his new post, he will oversee marketing, branding, advertising and publicity for the company’s main business. He will report to Trudy Larson, vice president of marketing.
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?"