Frenchman Philippe Charriol, founder of the luxury watch and jewellery brand that bears his name, was killed in an car accident at the Le Castellet racing track in southeast France on Wednesday, a circuit official said. "During a car-racing session that was taking place on the Circuit Paul Ricard... […]

Adidas has appointed Martin Shankland as head of global operations, replacing Gil Steyaert who is stepping down. Shankland joined Adidas in 1997, and has been leading Adidas’ emerging markets as managing director since 2017, where he has been setting up the organization for sustainable success across […]

RewardStyle, the global influencer marketing company behind LiketoKnow.it, the influencer-driven shopping app, has named nine new executives including a chief financial officer and chief revenue officer, as it looks to accelerate what it is calling its “high growth” phase of global retail and marketing […]

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 […]

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