Schiaparelli Designer Exits, Prada to Present Menswear In Shanghai

by Aria Darcella
Schiaparelli, Prada

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Bertrand Guyon Out at Schiaparelli (Vogue)
The creative director of Schiaparelli has left the brand after four years. “The House Schiaparelli is grateful to Bertrand Guyon for his contribution to the Haute Couture activity of the House, in close collaboration with the creative studio and the atelier of the Place Vendome House,” the company said in a statement. A new creative director has yet to be announced.

Prada to Show New Menswear Collection In Shanghai (Dazed)
For the first time ever Prada will present a new menswear collection outside of Italy. The Spring 2020 show will take place in Shanghai June 6. The brand will also hold a musical performance in Milan on June 14. Sounds like fun!

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article said Prada will show a collection during Pitti Uomo on June 14. It will actually be a musical performance at Fondazione Prada in Milan. Prada will also host a presentation of the Spring 2020 men’s collection during Milan Fashion Week.

L Brands Adds to Its Boardroom (WWD)
Victoria’s Secret’s parent company is adding two members to its board of directors thanks to activist investor Barington Capital Group. “We are pleased to nominate Anne [Sheehan] and Sarah [Nash] as new independent directors,” said Allan Tessler, lead independent director and chair of the board’s nominating and governance committee. “[We] believe the addition of fresh perspectives to our board will be beneficial to L Brands, its businesses and the actions under way to improve performance and support our growth. Anne and Sarah bring governance and financial expertise and public company board experience that will be invaluable to the board and management team.”

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2017 (Patrick McMullan/PMC)

Opening Ceremony Celebrates the Patrick Church x Repetto Collab With an Art Party
Iconic ballet flat company Repetto has collaborated with British multimedia artist Patrick Church on an adorable new pair of shoes. The limited-edition collaboration is available exclusively from Opening Ceremony. Last night the retailer hosted a cocktail party last night at its Howard Street boutique to celebrate the launch. Church himself was onsite hand-painting ballet flats.

“Patrick Church is an amazing artist who is a big part of Opening Ceremony’s community and we have partnered with him on multiple projects,” says OC co-founder Humberto Leon. “I have always wanted to use the Opening Ceremony platform to provide a place for queer artists, so I am especially excited to showcase this new collection.” The shoes retail for $325, and are available in stores and on online now.

Hatch Announces Its First Major Retail Partnership With Nordstrom
Pop-In@Nordstrom is partnering with the maternity brand Hatch, the first major retail partnership for the digitally-native company. “Since launching Hatch we’ve created a meaningful destination beyond clothing that carries women throughout different stage of life with a sense of beauty and confidence,” said Ariane Goldman, Hatch founder and CEO. “We are thrilled to partner with Nordstrom to strengthen and expand this community that we’ve created online and through our physical stores in New York and Los Angeles and can’t wait to introduce our world to the Nordstrom customer.” Hatch will be available in select Nordstrom locations, and online starting today.

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