The Council of Fashion Designers of America and the charitable foundation run by crystal maker Swarovski have partnered up to launch a $30,000 annual scholarship for fashion students innovating with sustainable systems.
The Cresskill, New Jersey-based luxury e-commerce platform announced on Tuesday that Frank Crisci, former VP of merchandising and chief merchant at Neiman Marcus Last Call, has joined its team as user experience advisor.
The Italian eyewear group has bought a 70% stake in Blenders Eyewear LLC from Chase Fisher, who founded the company in 2012 and remains as CEO with a 30% interest. The company’s full valuation was $90 million.
The New York-based consumer brands group has announced the appointment of industry veteran Karen Castellano as president of the company’s fashion division. She brings more than 30 years of experience to the position.