The 2(x)ist division of The Moret Group has poached Thomas Speight, a top executive from The Warnaco Group Inc., to be its new chief executive officer.
He comes to 2(x)ist after three years with Warnaco, where he was president and managing director of the Calvin Klein Jeans and Calvin Klein Underwear units. At Warnaco, Speight oversaw sales, retail operations, merchandising, forecasting and planning as well as regional marketing. Speight has also held top posts at apparel companies including the Kate Spade and Sigrid Olsen brands at Liz Claiborne Inc., now Fifth & Pacific Co. Inc., and at Sara Lee Intimate Apparel before it was spun off to Hanesbrands Inc. in 2006.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
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?"