The Retail Lab, a program of the CFDA and Cadillac, gives designers the opportunity to gain real-world business and retail experience through a store and mentorship program. The inaugural fashion designer is Timo Weiland, whose shop will open to the public in early July.
The alice + olivia brand, in partnership with Neiman Marcus, held their first ever See-Now-Buy-Now runway show with music by The Dolls and Ana Calderon. The show featured the alice + olivia x Grateful Dead capsule collection paired with limited edition items from the Spring 2016 collection.
Los Angeles-based, fashion and action-sports PR boutique agency S+L Communications, has been acquired by Santy, a full-service, integrated marketing communications firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Consumer sport and lifestyle PR agency GUNG HO Communications has acquired London-based Coffin on Cake PR.
Glo Creative has hired Lamont Johnson as Public Relations Director.