Raf Simons Joins Prada as Co-Creative Director

In an unexpected move, Prada named Raf Simons as co-creative director joining Miuccia Prada. The powerhouse duo will share «equal responsibilities for creative input and decision-making.» The decision was announced on Sunday at a surprise press conference held on the last day of Milan Fashion Week. Prada joined her family’s namesake label in 1978, premiered…

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The Techlash Comes to Milan. So Does the Coronavirus Fear.

MILAN — The last days of Milan Fashion Week took place as cases of the coronavirus crept closer and news reports came that at least two people had died in nearby cities. Though there were temperature checks at the airport — a uniformed man with an electronic thermometer greeted people disembarking from London — apparently…

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Raf Simons Becomes Co-Creative Director at Prada

MILAN — In a move that could reshape the fashion world, Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli, the creative director and chief executive of the Prada Group, the thinking woman’s brand and one of the gravitational poles of the Italian industry, announced on Sunday that they were appointing the Belgian designer Raf Simons as co-creative director…

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Kanye, Out West

CODY, Wyo. — It’s surprising that a global celebrity who frequently self-identifies as the greatest artist living or dead has become an everyday presence in a tightly connected town of about 10,000 people. It’s more surprising just how much the town’s leaders want him to stay. There Kanye West is at the McDonald’s, the Best…

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Infection Numbers Spike in South Korea, and Fear Builds

Here’s what you need to know: ImageMedical workers carried a patient infected with coronavirus to a hospital in Chuncheon, South Korea, on Saturday. The country has reported a sharp jump in cases, many linked to a secretive church.Credit…Yonhap, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The count: 28 countries, with a spike in South Korea. South…

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Claudia Leon, Becca Loftis

Claudia Isabella Leon and Rebecca Marie Loftis were married Feb. 22 at Springdale Station in Austin, Texas. Holly Lorka, who was ordained through Rose Ministries, officiated. The couple met at Rice University in Houston, from which each graduated. Ms. Leon (left), 26, is a mechanical engineer in the additive manufacturing group at Baker Hughes, an…

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Rebecca Herrigel, Corey Johnson

Rebecca McCallum Herrigel and Corey Stephen Johnson were married Feb. 22 at the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta. Candiss L. Howard, a friend of the bride’s family who is a judge at the Sandy Springs Municipal Court in Sandy Springs, Ga., and the Dunwoody Municipal Court in Dunwoody, Ga., officiated. Ms. Herrigel, 31, is a…

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Kathryn Glass, Daniel Rosenheck

Kathryn Mutchler Glass and Daniel Kenneth Rosenheck were married Feb. 19 at Rosell Boher Lodge, a hotel and vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina. Juan Pablo Morales, a justice of the peace in Mendoza, officiated. On Feb. 17, the couple took part in a celebration ceremony at Finca Decero, a winery in Mendoza. Adam Shapiro, a friend…

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Allison Ambrosio, Bryant Conkling

Allison Jane Ambrosio and Bryant Mitchell Conkling were married Feb. 22 at District Winery, a restaurant and events space in Washington. The Rev. Anne Flynn, an Episcopal deacon and friend of the bride’s family, officiated. Ms. Ambrosio, 31, is a senior program manager at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, a health care research funding organization…

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Emily Boening, AJ Boyes

Emily Ann Boening and Alan Robert MacGregor Boyes were married Feb. 22 at the Fathom Gallery, an events space in Washington. Michael Kelley, a friend of the couple, received authorization from the District of Columbia to officiate. The bride, 35, is a foreign affairs officer in the counterterrorism bureau at the Department of State in…

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