The Dispatch

ELLE’s Joe Zee Joins Yahoo

After seven valuable years at Elle Magazine, Joe Zee is leaving his role as creative director to head Yahoo’s new venture, Yahoo Fashion digital magazine. In a series of strategic moves, Zee’s announcement comes after the news of makeup mogul Bobbi Brown’s new role of editor-in-chief of Yahoo Beauty and Paula Froelich of Page Six as head of Yahoo Travel. Zee announced his planned departure from Elle at the end of May via his personal Instagram. | AdWeek

VS Across the Pond

Victoria’s Secret angels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel made an announcement at the Bond Street store this week, along with marketing director Ed Razek, of the brand’s move to London for the next Victoria’s Secret Show. The heavenly creative show will take place on Dec. 2 at Earls Court, hopefully with even more UK models donning wings. | Vogue


Alexander Wang launched his Instagram this weekend with the announcement of an upcoming collaboration with H&M. He simultaneously announced the collaboration at H&M’s Coachella event, giving insight behind the communiqué to WWD. The collection will hit stores on Nov. 6. | WWD

Burberry Sales Up 13% at CEO’s Departure

On the cusp of CEO Angela Ahrendts’ departure from Burberry, sales are up 13%. Ahrendts hands the title to designer Christopher Bailey who will reign both the creative and business sectors.  Joining the team at Apple as SVP of Retail and Online Stores, Ahrendts is leaving the fashion house on a high note. | Fashionista

Burberry to Open Shanghai Flagship

It’s a big news week for the British brand as Burberry opens a Shanghai flagship. Eighth in the city and the largest thus far, Burberry’s newest store will boast a digitally integrated concept, much like the Regent Street store. With a storefront display that mimics the weather and RIFD chips woven in clothing that prompts multimedia content to display on fitting room mirrors, the fashion house is truly embracing the digital age. The April 24th launch promises an “immersive, theatrical journey…bringing the brand’s hometown of London to Shanghai” as stated in the press release. | Fashionista


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