J. Michael Stanley, managing director at Rosenthal & Rosenthal Inc.’s factoring division, one of the country’s larger factoring firms, knows the ins and outs of the apparel business. He has to because the job depends on an intimate level of knowledge of both retailers and vendors.
But he was not always an insider. Thirty years ago, Stanley admits that the “only experience I had with apparel was wearing apparel.” Today, Stanley is a key player in the industry, and earlier this year assumed the managing director title at the firm. Stanley, who has been with Rosenthal for 10 years, is also a member of the firm’s executive committee.
“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
Ganni turned over a new leaf for spring 2019, reports @fionawsma from Copenhagen Fashion Week. Instead of sending its signature floral-print dresses down the runway, the brand collaborated with 66 North, a technical outerwear brand, and produced a chic-yet-utilitarian offering that included a tie-dye vest and short set, and leopard-print pieces sprinkled among the khaki parkas and bucket hats. #wwdfashion #ganni #copenhagenfashionweek