Troy Young, the president of Hearst Magazines, has resigned effective immediately. The publishing executive found himself in hot water this week over a New York Times Article that detailed troublesome behavior during his time working at Hearst. The article detailed very specific instances of Young's […]

Hermès’ artistic director of its women’s product universe is to leave the company after 17 years. Bali Barret, who joined the French luxury house in 2003 as artistic director of its silk department, has tendered her resignation and will leave the company in the next quarter. Dubbed by Elle as Hermès’ […]

Fashion group OTB has announced the appointment of Gianfranco Gianangeli as the new CEO of Parisian fashion house Maison Margiela. Gianangeli, who will join the brand in September and report to group CEO Ubaldo Minelli, has held various managerial positions across luxury fashion, such as global retail […]

Online fashion rental platform Rent the Runway has announced the appointment of Ellen Shultz as chief people officer and Larry Steinberg as chief technology officer. Shultz, who will begin her new role on 8 September, has over 20 years experience working on people strategies and is tasked with accelerating […]

Rent the Runway is transforming its leadership team with the appointments of Ellen Shultz as chief people officer. She will join the company on September 8. Shultz joins Rent the Runway with over 20 years of experience in developing people strategies and building diverse and inclusive organizations. […]

INTERVIEW What’s in store for fashion and retail in the second half of 2020 has become the million dollar question. Should the industry return to tried and true strategies or strike out on a new quest for innovation? Seeking answers FashionUnited spoke to Lilly Berelovich, President and Chief Creative […]

prada has a new man at its communications helm. the company appointed christopher bugg their group director. came on board in january as marketing and director for asia.> In his new role Bugg will be overseeing communications strategies across all of Prada's brands. Prior to joining Prada, Bugg was […]

Senreve, the digitally native luxury handbag brand, has confirmed the appointment of longtime advisor Mark Chou as acting chief growth officer. With more than a decade of experience in e-commerce and finance, Chou will expand his role at Senreve, lending his expertise as a leader and operator in high […]

Giambattista Valli has a new woman at the helm of its business operations. Charlotte Werner has been named the brand's first ever CEO. The news was reported by WWD. Werner joins Giambattista Valli from Louis Vuitton where she was the manager of women’s leather goods collections and transversal projects […]

UK home shopping retailer Freemans Grattan Holdings, the UK division of German mail order company the Otto Group, has announced an exclusive three-year partnership with Welsh fashion designer Julien Macdonald. The tie-up will see Macdonald work with Freemans to design a contemporary collection of womenswear, […]

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