Luxury conglomerate Kering has appointed Roberto Vedovotto to its executive committee, with immediate effect. Vedovotto has been with Kering just under two years and leads the group’s eyewear division, which is currently building an in-house eyewear platform for its luxury, sport and lifestyle brands. […]

After months of speculation the announcement has finally been made. Peter Dundas, creative director of Emilio Pucci, will be taking the reins at iconic fashion house Roberto Cavalli. Dundas will hopefully be able to breathe some new life into what was slowly becoming a stagnant design house. The label’s […]

In a move by Paul Smith that will allow him to spend more time on creative and brand-related projects, Women’s Wear Daily has reported that he has named his first Creative Director. In an effort to revamp his design studio, Smith has named Simon Homes the new Creative Director of his namesake label. […]

Take the news as you may, but, American Apparel has fired creative director Iris Alonzo again. The former creative director who worked under founder Dov Charney for more than ten years made a very bad name for herself when she supported him in the press after he was accused of sexual harassment. Standing […]

The man behind the iconic sweaters donned by Bill Cosby on 'The Bill Cosby Show,' Koos van den Akker, passed away earlier this week in New York, aged 75, after losing his battle to colon cancer. Van den Akker became responsible for developing the unique look of the main character on show and created […]

Gap Inc announced it has eliminated the role of its creative director with Rebekka Bay leaving the company immediately. Gap stated it was restructuring to focus on the brand's consumers, while meeting the global fashion and retailing needs of the business. Bay joined the business in 2012. Instead of […]

French fashion house Guy Laroche has appointed Central Saint Martins graduate Adam Andrascik as its new creative director. Succeeding Marcel Marongiu, who has overseen the creative direction of the label since 2007, Andrascik is set to unveil his first collection during the label's upcoming Paris Fashion […]

Versus Versace has named Belgian designer Anthony Vaccarello as it's new creative director, following his highly successful capsule collection for the Versace sister label. His appointment is part of the fashion house's scheme to continue developing the brand. In his new role, Vaccarello will oversee […]

It seems as if Gucci is set to kill two birds with one stone: the luxury Italian fashion house is expected to name its current head of design for accessories, Alessandro Michele, as its new creative director today. Although an official announcement has yet to be released, according to sources Gucci […]

Italian heritage brand Pollini has named Milan-based footwear designer Erminio Cerbone as its new creative director, following the resignation of British designer Nicholas Kirkwood in November. Cerbone, who has worked at several big fashion houses, including Prada, Jil Sander, and Dolce & Gabbana, will […]

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