Yummie Tummie by Heather Thomson no longer exists. The brand is now simply called Yummie. And Thomson, a former cast member on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New York” series who founded the company in 2008, is no longer associated with the business.
Instead, Eric Rothfeld, who funded the company and is the current chief executive officer, is handling the day-to-day business. Thomson filed a suit in 2015 to remove Rothfeld from the business, who has a 49 percent stake in the brand. According to Rothfeld, the litigation is ongoing.
Exclusive: @tommyhilfiger has tapped 22-year-old actress @zendaya to be his newest collaborator and together they will launch a see-now-buy-now collection in February. Speaking to WWD about the project, the Spider-Man actress said: “Fashion is more than just wearing cool clothes. It’s a way to celebrate self-expression and individuality, which is extremely empowering. This is why I am proud to partner with Tommy Hilfiger.” Tap the link in bio for the full scoop. #TommyXZendaya #wwdfashion
Fashion is facing a blistering pace of technology, a complex economic backdrop, and shifting social mores, priorities, and lifestyles. WWD's annual CEO summit on Oct. 30 and 31, will be the meeting place for some of the sharpest minds in the business who will address how these forces affect a consumer. Speakers this year include Antoine Arnault, Virgil Abloh, Gabriela Hearst, and Olivier Rousteing. Tap the link in our bio to find out more. #wwdceosummit