Kelly Cook has been appointed to the role of chief marketing officer of David's Bridal. Cook brings extensive marketing and managing experience to the role, having held similar positions with Pier 1, Kmart, Sears and DSW. Cook is the fourth new executive to join the company this year. David's Bridal […]

The Gap Inc. has announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Art Peck will step down from his position and from the company’s board after a brief transition. Effective immediately, the company added, Robert J. Fisher, the company’s current non-executive chairman of the board, will also […]

Guess, Inc. has announced the appointment of Katie Anderson to the role of chief financial officer, effective December 2. Anderson will replace Sandeep Reddy, who has been in the role for six and a half years and will exit the company on December 1. Anderson joins Guess from California Pizza Kitchen, […]

VF Corporation, one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, has strengthened its EMEA leadership team with appointments across its Timberland, Napapijri and VF businesses. Andrea Cannelloni has been appointed to the newly created role of president, product platform of the […]

Estée Lauder Companies has appointed Sue Fox as the new general manager for the UK and Ireland to oversee the development of the beauty company in what it calls one of its “most important markets”. Fox who is currently the president of the Estée Lauder Companies in Japan, will transfer to head up the […]

The renowned Cypriot-born Turkish fashion designer Hussein Chalayan will begin a professorship at the Berlin University of Applied Sciences (HTW) this coming winter semester 2019/2020. Chalayan will be teaching "Fundamentals of Design and Design Processes" in the Department of Design and Culture with […]

Jonathan Crocker has left his role of president of BLDWN after two years with the company. Crocker had originally joined the brand to help it re-position from a heritage denim brand to an American ready-to-wear brand. Under his direction, BLDWN released three ready-to-wear collections, for the Spring […]

Gert Boyle, the chairwoman of Oregon-based Columbia Sportswear Co., has passed away at age 95. Boyle led the outdoor apparel company for half a century. Columbia Sportswear said, "Our 'One Tough Mother' held many jobs at Columbia, from seamstress of the first fishing vest to President to advertising […]

Chloé has announced a major change in its leadership. The Richemont-owned fashion house has appointed Riccardo Bellini as its next chief executive officer, as was first reported by WWD on Thursday morning. Bellini will succeed Chloé's current chief executive, Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye, effective December […]

Michael Maccari has decided to exit Perry Ellis, where he has held the position of creative director since 2013. His replacement has not yet been named. Maccari has not yet shared plans for future roles, yet he has said that he wants to pursue other opportunities. Perry Ellis president Jason Zuckerman […]

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