Lynn Shanahan is adding to her duties chez Kellwood: the current chief executive officer at Kellwood Brands has been promoted to chief executive officer at Kellwood Co. The beefed-up CEO title involves taking on much of what Jill Granoff was responsible for when she juggled a duo of CEO titles for Kellwood and Vince.
Quite a few lucky devils started their Labor Day weekend a bit early, by hitting The Hampton Classic horse show. Shoe maven and soon-to-be clothing designer Sam Edelman gave us a call from the Bridgehampton show grounds, in between selling shoes at his shop there and catching a few of the horse jumping competitions.
Fashion conglomerate, Kellwood Company has announced a licensing agreement to produce apparel under the Sam Edelman footwear label. The label, which is currently valued at $100 million, is owned by Brown Shoe Co. and was started by husband and wife team, Sam and Libby Edelman.