LONDON — Burberry had a lot to say Wednesday about pre-Christmas trading, its plans to go big on handbags and its new strategy of selling top-to-toe looks, but there was one particular question that was burning on the lips of financial analysts, a question that Burberry couldn’t answer: Who will replace Christopher Bailey?
Burberry’s chief creative officer and erstwhile chief executive officer, Bailey will show his final collection in February during London Fashion Week and step down from the board in March, although he plans to work with the brand until the end of the year. The new ceo, Marco Gobbetti, has already begun looking for Bailey’s successor, although that could take a while and he’s not planning to comment on speculation in the meantime.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018