Friday, July 3, 2015

Haute Headlines: HD Foundation, Urban's CEO collects

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Haute Headlines: HD Foundation, Urban's CEO collects

Former CEO of Urban Outfitters Glen Senk.<br />
Former CEO of Urban Outfitters Glen Senk. Tom Gralish / Staff Photographer

Your daily morning bites of couture-related headlines from around the world, a la carte.

Glen Senk Collects From Urban Outfitters

[Glen] Senk collected $942,000 in salary, a $5,000 bonus, $3,000 in other compensation and 1.6 million in option awards, with a value of $16.9 million, that vested during Urban’s 2012 fiscal year, according to the company’s proxy, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Monday. (WWD)

Foundations Made for the High Definition Era

Celebrities aren’t the only ones willing to plaster on more makeup base these days. Now that everyone seems to be an amateur photographer, posting unretouched photos to social media willy-nilly, some women are taking pre-emptive measures to ensure their complexions look smooth on the Internet. (NYT)

Diane von Furstenberg and her creative director, Yvan Mispelaere, talk seriously about crazy business

Diane von Furstenberg, 65, invented the wrap dress in 1974 at the age of 27; in 1983 she sold her company, later moving to France. She returned to New York in 1990 and relaunched her own brand in 1997. Her clothes (as well as accessories and homewares) are sold in more than 70 countries and 44 DVF stores, and she is once again a fashion force, as well as president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America and a campaigner for women’s rights globally. Yvan Mispelaere, 44, became creative director of DVF in 2010, following stints at Gucci, Chloé and Valentino. (FT)

Calvin Klein’s Francisco Costa Is Doing a Capsule Collection for Macy’s

Macy’s has teamed up with Calvin Klein Collection designer Francisco Costa, who will do a capsule collection for the retailer’s “A Magical Journey to Brasil” promotion, WWD is reporting. (Fashionista)
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