The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.
Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.
Companies approaching the market with out-of-date digital technology risk falling out of step with consumers, particularly the younger ones.
Ethical sourcing, Made in America and the search for low-cost production alternatives to China remain the top priorities for fashion companies.
Along with a handful of high-profile private equity partners, the publishing veteran has founded a company that will produce televised event shows.
The new collaboration will grow to 35 pieces from 22 and will include a growing range of accessories and casual footwear for women and men.