VAZQUEZ TO VITTADINI: Adrienne Vittadini LLC, which is being positioned for a rollout by its parent corporation, the Retail Brand Alliance, on Thursday named Laura Vazquez managing director. Vazquez will oversee the design, development and merchandising of the Vittadini collection. She will report to Eraldo Poletto, chief merchandising officer for Retail Brand Alliance, formerly called Casual Corner Group, and will work with the company’s fashion office in Milan to help set seasonal direction. She also will work with production on sourcing, pricing, allocation and planning. Most recently, Vazquez was executive vice president of women’s for Perry Ellis Sportswear. She also worked at Ann Taylor for 12 years.
FERRE TAPS BOHLER: Roland Bohler has been appointed general manager of Gianfranco Ferre SpA, the company and its parent, GTP Holding, said Thursday. The German-born Bohler was chief executive officer and managing director of Valentino, which he left in 1999, and, prior to that was chairman and managing director of Jil Sander. Last December, Gruppo Tonino Perna, the parent of Italian fashion group IT Holding, purchased the fashion house.