HBC sees Burstell engaged in bringing innovative concepts to all of its divisions.
A product and marketing executive at Yves Saint Laurent, he will take over Isabelle Guichot's role.
The collection will be available this spring.
Continuing to build a team for overseas expansion, the retailer named Zanardi-Landi senior vice president of Asian Operations.
Marc Jacobs was there to present the fashion award to stylist Katie Grand.
When publisher officially takes over, it may have some very unhappy subscribers to deal with, thanks to a letter that was poly-bagged with the November issue.