The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.
The retailer is investing $28 million in the Asia-based e-commerce company.
The pieces, which have been engineered to suit the individual sports, all feature an abstract take on the Union Jack in blue and white, with red details.
The brand is expanding its store distribution in a move that puts it on track to reach more than $125 million in retail sales this year.
Brand is banking on its new women’s scent living up to its youthful name to attract a new generation of young consumers.
The brand will debut what it calls “the miracle cream,” Absolue L’Extrait, starting in April.
An intellectual and creative crowd descended on New York’s Del Posto Wednesday evening.
Thompson Vecsler, who most recently served as senior p.r. manager, women’s, has been named director, public relations.
Reed Krakoff, Stefano Pilati and Dries Van Noten are slated to be interviewed by Pamela Golbin in New York.