• Branden Babenzien named J. Crew creative director of men's

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    J. Crew
    J.Crew Group has appointed Brendon Babenzien, co-founder of Noah and former design director at Supreme, as creative director of J.Crew Men's. Babenzien will work alongside J.Crew Group CEO Libby Wadle to redefine the brand and revitalize its menswear category.
    Babenzien will oversee all J.Crew Men's design. He arrives at the company with a stellar resume. His previous work as design director at Supreme helped elevate the niche skate wear brand to the global stage, while his founding of Noah earned him further international renown for building a brand with a high standard of quality...
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  • Brendon Babenzien Joins J.Crew as Chief Menswear Designer

    Brendon Babenzien Joins J.Crew as Chief Menswear Designer

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    NOAH co-founder and ex- Supreme design director Brendon Babenzien has been announced as J.Crew 's chief designer for menswear. The news follows a tough period for the preppy American brand which had filed for a $400m USD Chapter 11 bankruptcy back in May, 2020, coming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Since, the brand has found a new owner and has come out of the Chapter 11 case , securing an equitization of more than $1.6 billion USD of indebtedness. Now, J.Crew is looking to "disrupt the business,” as said by J.Crew Chief Executive Libby Wadle, who has been in this role since...
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