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February 15, 2023

Pharrell Williams Tapped as LVMH’s Newest Creative Director

A long-time fixture in the front row at fashion shows from New York to Milan, Louis Vuitton menswear announced Pharrell Williams as its new creative director of menswear.  “Pharrell Williams is a visionary whose creative universes expand from music to art, and to fashion – establishing himself as a cultural, global icon over the past 20 years,” the statement read. Williams has big shoes to fill. Virgil Abloh served as the artistic director for the menswear line from 2018 until his untimely death in 2021.

Read more from Boardroom’s Bernadette Doykos.

Combs Enterprises Rebrands to Combs Global 

Combs Enterprises is rebranding into Combs Global, representing a new chapter for the mogul. The global expansion, which reads on the website as “a new era of excellence,” mixes the crossroads between Sean “Diddy” Combs’ music, entertainment, fashion, spirits, and media/television companies. “Combs Global represents the next chapter in my journey as a business leader and a bigger vision to build the largest portfolio of leading Black-owned brands in the world,” Combs said.

Read more from Boardroom’s Anthony Puccio.

Kyrie Irving Trademarks Suggest He Has ‘No Concerns’ About Next Chapter

Mavericks star guard Kyrie Irving has filed trademark applications for NO CONCERN, per trademark attorney Josh Gerben of Gerben Intellectual Property. Owned by Kai Family Properties, NO CONCERN filings range from virtually everything — NFTs to training plans to a school.

Colts, Cardinals Poach Two Eagles Coordinators

Only three days removed from the Super Bowl, the Philadelphia Eagles have a ton of ground to make up with their coaching staff. First, the Colts filled their head coaching vacancy by poaching Philly’s offensive coordinator, Shane Steichen. Then, the Cardinals tapped their defensive coordinator, Jonathan Gannon, to be their new head coach. For whatever it means in the City of Brotherly Love, it’s a testament to the system’s success when other teams steal personnel from the front office and/or coaching staff — especially hours apart.

Read more on Shane Steichen’s hiring from Anthony Puccio.

Athletes Unlimited and the WNBA Team Up for First-ever Partnership

Athletes Unlimited Basketball is locked in for its second season. This year, the women’s pro hoops league is heading down to Texas. The league’s 44 athletes will post up in Dallas after spending their first season in Las Vegas. For the first time, they’re teaming up with the WNBA, and 35 games will be shown on WNBA League Pass. There is some major crossover talent who play in both leagues, including Natasha Cloud, Sydney Colson, and Lexie Brown.

‘Ted Lasso’ Gets Third Season Premiere Date

“If seein’ is believing, I believe we’ve been seen,” Jason Sudeikis’ Ted Lasso says in a season three preview. Lasso is coming back to Apple TV+. The wildly popular program will return to the streaming service on March 15, dropping new episodes each Wednesday. Originally the show was reported to be coming to an end with the third installment. However, recent reports suggest we may have more in our future.