He is assuming the role after the departure of Enrico Cavatorta, who was appointed ceo of corporate functions and interim ceo of markets only last month.
Copping’s first collection for de la Renta will be for the fall 2015 season in February.
An exhibition opening in Paris on Wednesday, charts how such showcases propelled French crystal maker Baccarat, marking its 250th anniversary this year.
WWD has obtained a copy of the publisher’s three-year offer, which the Guild rejected on Friday.
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Last fall, the Knight Cancer Challenge was launched with a vow to donate $500 million to OHSU’s Knight Cancer Institute by February 2016.
CFDA chief executive officer Steven Kolb will present the Building Bridges Award to the designer at the event.
Luxury eyewear brand LINDBERG discusses Danish design and its enduring ideation.