New York may not win Amazon’s “Olympics” of corporate office scouting for its new “HQ2” headquarters, but it just won the silver medal: The e-commerce giant announced Thursday that it signed a 15-year lease for a 359,000-square-foot office space in the city’s Far West Side.
“We’re excited to expand our presence in New York — we have always found great talent here,” said Paul Kotas, Amazon’s senior vice president of worldwide advertising. Next year, the company’s advertising team will occupy a large chunk in Brookfield Property Partners L.P.’s Hudson Yards development at 5 Manhattan West. Recent Amazon acquisition Whole Foods will also open a location at the base of the building.
“I’m looking forward to jumping into the creative process and exploring fashion through a different lens,” said actor Michael B. Jordan exclusively to WWD about becoming the first face of @coach ‘s men’s business. Not only will the actor appear in its global ad campaigns, but he will also create a capsule with designer Stuart Vevers. Tap the link in our bio to learn more. #wwdfashion
“The name of the show is GP — giant pockets,” said Karl Lagerfeld pre-show, in his backstage meeting room at @Fendi to Bridget Foley. @Bellahadid was one of the many famous faces who graced the catwalk including @Gigihadid, @Adwoaaboah, and yes, even @Kendalljenner. #wwdfashion
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“We are obsessed with Fendi and we want to share this obsession,” said CEO Serge Brunschwig to WWD. @Fendi will be releasing a new capsule collection Oct. 16 centered around the Fendi/Fila logo created by Instagram artist @Hey_reilly. Further proving the logo trend isn’t going anywhere. Link in our bio for more details. #wwdfashion