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Agnona Appoints Bruno Laguardia as CEO

He was previously ceo of Giorgio Armani Corp.’s New York offices from 2007 to 2010.

Don Jones, Thomas Lynch, Pogan Retail

Frederick's of Hollywood Taps Don Jones

The firm's new president and chief operating officer has held positions with retailers including Gap Inc., Target, Filene’s, Macy’s and Ikea.

10 Corso Como, Franca Sozzani, Italian Vogue

10 Corso Como Celebrates 20 Years

A look back at the evolution of Carla Sozzani's influential Milan gallery and fashion boutique, which is now a brand in its own right.

Etruscan Arch, Perugia, Italy, Umbria

Brunello Cucinelli to Fund Etruscan Arch Project, Eyes IPO

The entrepreneur will donate 1 million euros, or $1.4 million at current exchange, to help restore the monument in Perugia, Italy.

Chris Evert (Tennis), Ellesse North America, Italian sportswear brand

Chris Evert Takes Stake in Ellesse

The 18-time Grand Slam winner has become a shareholder in the Italian sportswear brand's North American operation and will serve as brand ambassador.

John Varvatos Taps Robert J. Wichser as President, CEO

Former chief executive of Sean John to join the company on Sept.6.

Martin Luther King Jr., Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation, General Motors Co.

Tommy Hilfiger to Speak at MLK Memorial Events

The designer will be honored at a gala prior to the opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial this weekend — and he's outfitting the crowd with gear.

Southpole, Wicked fashions, David Khym, Kenny Khym, urban wear, hip-hop, Merry-Go-Round, WT:02, A. Prodigee

WWD Milestones: Southpole at 20

Two Korean brothers start an apparel company that emerges as one of the biggest players in urbanwear.

Rena Lange, Jennifer Rade, eveningwear, Tracy Welch, Karsten Fielitz, celebrity stylist,

Rena Lange Teams Up With Celeb Stylist Jennifer Rade

The move is expected to help raise the eveningwear and red carpet profile of the German brand.

Mark Waldrop, Jeffrey Libby

Mark Waldrop, SVP at Jones New York, Dies at 52

The senior vice president of design for knitwear for the Jones New York Collection had been with the firm for 20 years.

Ricky Sasaki

Ricky Sasaki, Theory CEO, Dies at 60

Sasaki, whose career spanned four decades, played an instrumental role in building Theory into a global contemporary powerhouse.

Bradley Zizmor

Vera Wang to Leave Garment District

After a two-year search, the designer and Vera Wang Group president Mario Grauso have zeroed in on a location near Madison Square Park.

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