Global Fashion Group (GFG) has appointed ex-Guess CEO Victor Herrero to its board as non-executive director and chairman of the sustainability committee. The group, which owns international ecommerce platforms such as The Iconic, Zalora, Dafiti and Lamoda, said that Herrero’s experience in developing […]

Chanel observed a minute's silence ahead of its Paris show on Tuesday in honour of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died two weeks ago. The models stood silent on the catwalk at the Grand Palais in Paris, which had been turned into an Alpine winter wonderland, and many fashionistas wore black. […]

Ralph Lauren has appointed Jane Hamilton Nielsen as EVP and COO of the company. Nielsen will also continue to retain her role as chief financial officer of the company. Her new role will become effective on March 31. Nielsen became CFO of Ralph Lauren in 2016, and has been instrumental in trying to […]

Ted Baker has confirmed that founder and chief executive officer Ray Kelvin has resigned with immediate effect. Kelvin took a voluntary leave of absence from his role as chief executive of Ted Baker in December 2018, after allegations of misconduct were made against him for “forced hugging” and harassment. […]

Surprise, surprise: Virginie Viard will not be alone at the creative helm of Chanel. Although she was announced as the label’s new Artistic Director on the day of Karl Lagerfeld’s passing, one week later the French fashion house decided to appoint two people to share the role, according to Vogue. Image […]

Australia has named British-born and raised menswear designer Christian Kimber as the winner of its 2019 National Designer Award, at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF). The National Designer Award, now in its 23rd year is Australia’s most esteemed fashion award and celebrates and […]

Margaret Hayes, president and CEO of Fashion Group International died on Thursday from breast cancer, the non-profit organization announced on its website. She was 79. With over 5,000 members, Fashion Group International aims to help the fashion industry to become more effective by providing insights […]

When Bruno Sialelli was announced as Lanvin's creative director a month ago, he had a very tough task ahead of him. The brand's iconic creative director, Alber Elbaz, had been ousted, his successor, Bouchra Jarrar, didn't have the formula for success that shareholders were hoping for, and her successor, […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has announced the appointment of three senior executives, who the company said, will play an instrumental role in JCPenney's pursuit of operational excellence and sustainable profitable growth. Effective March 1, the company added, Michelle Wlazlo will join as Executive Vice […]

Calida Holding AG has announced changes to its board of directors, which the company said, will be proposed to the company’s shareholders at the 2019 annual general meeting (AGM) on April 15, 2019. While Thomas Lustenberger will step down as the group’s Chairman after 19 years, the company is proposing […]

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