Bruce Pask has gotten a bump up in duties.The men's director of Bergdorf Goodman has expanded his responsibilities to include oversight of Neiman Marcus as well. Effective immediately, his new title is men's fashion director, Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus.In this role, Pask will be responsible for setting the tone for the men's fashion area for both businesses.He will report to Kenneth Gaston, vice president and general merchandise manager for men’s at Bergdorf Goodman, as well Russ Patrick, senior vice president and gmm of men's, for Neiman Marcus.The last person to oversee both store banners was Matthew Singer, who left the company in 2013. Ken Downing, senior vice president and fashion director of Neiman Marcus, will continue in that role.“Bruce is highly respected in the global fashion industry and it is our great pleasure to have him expand his men’s fashion oversight to both the Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus brands,” said Jim Gold, president and chief merchandising officer for Neiman Marcus Group.Pask started his career in editorial, working at GQ Magazine, Cargo Magazine and T Magazine, where he served as men's fashion director. He has also worked as a freelance stylist and fashion editor on campaigns for "The Sopranos" and American Express, as well as numerous covers and celebrity features in Vanity Fair magazine.He is also a costume designer and received an Emmy Honors award for work on the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors television broadcast as well as for his co-costume design with Julie Weiss for the 85th Annual Academy Awards and 86th Annual Academy Awards.He joined Bergdorf Goodman in March 2014.
In honor of Rihanna’s 30th birthday, we took a look back at an interview with the Barbados-native when she was just 18 years old. Here, she talked about her second album, “A Girl Like Me” in 2006. “I want to be me. I want people to fall in love with who Rihanna is, and that’s why I want the album to be about me so people can really find out who this girl Rihanna is, because they only know the ‘Pon de Replay’ girl.” Fast forward 12 years, and she’s released six more albums and has become a powerhouse in both the fashion and music industries. Happy birthday, @badgalriri 🎈(📷: Pavel Antonov) #wwdarchive
For @simonerocha_‘s fall show, hairstylist @jamespecis created a look inspired by the painter John Constable. Models’ hair was pulled back, tied into knots and topped off with a bow. (📷: @kukukuba) #wwdbeauty #lfw
Queen Elizabeth made a surprise appearance at @richardquinn1's London Fashion Week show to present the designer with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. The new award will be handed out annually to an emerging British fashion designer who shows exceptional talent, while demonstrating value to the community and sustainable policies. #wwdfashion #lfw (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)