Sidney Toledano has been named the first recipient of the WWD Honor for CEO/Creative Leadership.
The brand seeks synergies between physical stores and e-commerce.
Ceo David Schneider had no fashion experience when starting the company eight years ago.
Diane von Furstenberg didn’t hold back while talking with WWD’s executive editor Bridget Foley about the buy-now-wear-now debate, Kanye West’s Randall’s Island fashion show debacle and the long-range outlook for an eroding job market.
“Unbroken” and “Money Monster” actor will work with director Andrew Haigh.
The ceo discussed such topics as the tourism slowdown, the balancing of creativity and commercialism and the ouster of John Galliano.
Chief executive officer Jonathan Heilbron hosted a lunch on Tuesday in London to mark the launch of the brand’s latest range of shirts and its second collaboration with the British and Irish Lions, an English rugby team.
The line is available to buy in Lipsy stores and online.
Burberry, Gucci principals also named as nominees in new categories.
After the revamp of Villa Laetitia, a boutique hotel based in Rome, the Italian designer said she was inspired to create a “refined tableware” range, taking a cue from her Italian heritage and history.
The French sportswear brand is already the official outfitter of the French Olympic and Paralympic teams.
Nickolds will be the store’s first female director, taking over from Andy Street.