FORMER YEEZY DESIGNER SALEHE BEMBURY NAMED VERSACE’S NEW HEAD OF SNEAKER DESIGN

Footwear designer Salehe Bembury has been named as the new designer for Versace‘s new sneaker division. Bembury has cut his teeth at brands such as GREATS as well as Kanye’s YEEZY imprint. In an age where the lines between high-fashion and streetwear and blurring, Versace is looking to add talent to the roster that have experience in streetwear. Louis Vuitton’s creative director Kim Jones as well as Virgil Abloh of Off White have both been rumored to soon join Versace.

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