BERLIN — Eric Liedtke has been named Adidas executive board member responsible for global brands, effective March 6. He succeeds Erich Stamminger, who has opted not to extend his contract and is leaving the Adidas executive board March 5 for personal reasons. Liedtke, a U.S. citizen, is currently senior vice president sport performance. He joined Adidas America in 1994 and held senior management positions there, including director of footwear marketing and vice-president brand marketing. In 2006, he moved to Adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany as senior vice present global brand marketing, working under Stamminger whom he now succeeds.
As 2018 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the best party photos of the year. First up, newlyweds Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra in black tie at Ralph Lauren’s 50th anniversary show in September.
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“Sand, summer, sea,” is how designer Sarah Staudinger describes of the beginnings of her latest collection for Staud, writes @elmercer.
Summer was encapsulated through an array of adorable picnic inspired garb in poppy hues like tablecloth gingham compact knit playsuits and matching sets and plenty of crudite-emblazoned offerings. The best foodie-looks included a salad printed waffle minidress with matching cardigan or a matching neon green knit set with fringe made of mini glass lemons (and matching croakies). #wwdfashion
With a litany of sold-out collabs, a history-making debut show for Louis Vuitton men’s and armfuls of awards, Virgil Abloh is WWD’s Newsmaker of the Year. 📸: @lexieblacklock .