Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) has announced Alison Coville will step down as president of Hudson’s Bay and Home Outfitters, effective March 1, 2019. “We are grateful to Alison for her dedication and contributions to Hudson’s Bay. Over her long tenure with the company she served in a number of roles with […]

INTERVIEW At just 15 years old, Ontario-based Evan Sharma has aptly been labeled a “prodigy” for his contributions to the art community despite his young age. After selling numerous paintings internationally for upwards of 20 thousand dollars in global auctions, the young designer is entering the fashion […]

A private ceremony was held for the cremation of late designer Karl Lagerfeld just outside of Paris on Friday. The designer had always made it clear that he did not wish for a public funeral ceremony to be held after his death. The private ceremony that did take place was attended by Lagerfeld's longtime […]

Global denim brand Levi Strauss and Co. has appointed Katia Walsh as senior vice president and chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer, to help the company translate and utilise data analytics to drive business value and competitive advantage. Walsh, a former Vodafone executive, will join […]

Paul Andrew, previously the women's creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo, has been promoted to the role of creative director for the brand. The Italian luxury label made the announcement two days ahead of its Women's Fall 2019 runway show, scheduled for Saturday in Milan. Andrew joined Salvatore […]

Following the unfortunate death of the legendary Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's artistic director since 1983, Virginie Viard, Chanel's studio director since 1997, was immediately announced as his successor. Relatively little was known about the woman who played the right hand to Karl Lagerfeld for the majority […]

After the death of the iconic German designer Karl Lagerfeld on Tuesday, questions remain at his eponymous label as to who will succeed him. Hun Kim is the current design director at the brand and former French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld will continue to play a role in the creative process. "At this […]

Peer-to-peer second hand e-tailer Poshmark has appointed tennis champion and fashion designer, Serena Williams to its board of director. In a statement, Poshmark stated that Williams was a “natural fit” to join its board as the company continues to scale its social commerce platform as the tennis star […]

PROFILE Virginie Viard managed to remain relatively anonymous even though she held one of the most powerful positions in the fashion industry: Director of Chanel’s Creation Studio. She was Karl Lagerfeld’s right and left hand for over 30 years, bringing the German designer’s sketches to life. She was […]

London-based designer Bethany Williams has been presented the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design at London Fashion Week by Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, on behalf of the Queen. Williams was awarded the coveted prize on Tuesday for her sustainable approach to fashion, and has become only […]

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