Lululemon's South Coast Plaza store is one that opened during Christine Day's tenure as the company's chief executive.
(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times / June 19, 2011)
Christine Day, chief executive officer of fitness-wear purveyor Lululemon, is stepping down, it was announced on Monday. Day led the company through a period of explosive growth. But it isn't clear if her departure has anything to do with the firm's costly recall earlier this year of too-sheer yoga pants. [WWD] (Subscription required.)
Jason Wu, who designed both of Michelle Obama's inauguration gowns, has been named artistic director for women's wear at Hugo Boss. He'll keep his eponymous label too. [Telegraph]
A day after it was announced that Emma Hill is leaving Mulberry, where she's been creative director for six years, during which she introduced the world to the Alexa satchel (named for Alexa Chung) and the Lana Del Rey bag, speculation mounted that she may be headed to accessories company Coach. [Telegraph]
But there's also speculation that Coach may be trying to lure Marc Jacobs. [WWD] (Subscription required.)
Now that he's broken his two-year silence with an interview in June's Vanity Fair, designer John Galliano is scheduled to tape an hourlong interview with Charlie Rose on Wednesday. Air date is to be detemined. [WWD]
Isabel Marant is the latest high-fashion designer to sign on to do a capsule collection for H&M. [The Cut]
Models Sara Ziff and Coco Rocha of Model Alliance joined New York state Sens. Diane Savino and Jeff Klein on Monday to call for legislation that would protect models under age 18 under child labor laws. [The Cut]
Italian designer Roberto Cavalli plans to publish his memoirs in October. [Vogue UK]
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Sarah Jessica Parker launches shoe collection with Blahnik exec
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