“I have all the respect in the world for Mickey and for Jenna. I have to say, Jenna and I are so close, and she is honestly my first true mentor–and I don’t think many people can say they have that. We’re so in sync, for her to take on that role [of CEO] I would be so happy for her, for J.Crew, for Mickey, for everyone. So crossing my fingers that that’s what happens!”
–J.Crew head designer Marissa Webb responds to CEO Mickey Drexler’s suggestion (in a Bloomberg interview last week) that Jenna Lyons would be a good fit to succeed him at Wednesday’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund event.