Luxury fashion platform Moda Operandi has named Ming Yang as managing director of China. Yang will act as the company’s first employee in China, growing its Shanghai team and overseeing all of Moda Operandi's business strategy and operations in mainland China. She will report directly to CEO Ganesh […]

Bernard Arnault, chairman of French luxury conglomerate LVMH, is the world’s latest centibillionaire, according to Bloomberg. Arnault’s fortune reached 100 billion US dollars last week, when LVMH climbed 2.9 percent to 368.80 euros (approximately 420 dollars) a share. His net worth increased 32 billion […]

The British Fashion Council will honour British supermodel Naomi Campbell with the Fashion Icon Award at this year’s The Fashion Awards 2019 for her “incredible contribution to the fashion industry” as well as her philanthropist work, especially in Africa. The Fashion Icon Award is one of the Special […]

Kontoor Brands, the company resulting from the spinoff of denim brands Wrangler and Lee from VF Corporation, has announced two executive hires. The first one is former VF Corp EMEA sales director Simon Fisher, who will now serve as Managing Director for the EMEA region at Kontoor. Fischer left VF Corp’s […]

Zadig & Voltaire has roped in the financial director of home goods chain Maisons du Monde to be its new Chief Financial Officer and deputy CEO, effective July 3, WWD reports. “His career and experience in leading distribution actors as well as high-growth brands are key assets for our development”, […]

The life and works of fashion legend Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel will be celebrated in a new ballet premiering at Moscow's Bolshoi on Saturday that highlights the designer's love of Russia and starring prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova. The one act performance by choreographer Yuri Possokhov pays tribute […]

American fashion designer Ralph Lauren has been made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) for his services to fashion. Presented by Prince Charles in a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the insignia recognises Lauren’s work within the fashion industry […]

British activewear brand Sweaty Betty has appointed Julia Straus as its new CEO. Straus joined the omni-channel brand in August 2018 as managing director, prior to which she was CEO of digital US beauty brand, Tula. She has also held senior leadership roles at digital fashion accessories business, Baublebar, […]

Tapestry, Inc. has announced the appointment of Joanne C. Crevoiserat, as Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1, 2019. The company said, Crevoiserat replaces Kevin Wills, who departed from Tapestry in February 2019. Andrea Shaw Resnick, who held the position of Interim CFO since that time, will […]

Parlux Ltd, which develops fragrances for fashion brands Jason Wu, Pierre Cardin and Kenneth Cole, has appointed former Coty executive Lori Singer as its president, effective immediately. In her new role, Singer will lead the next phase of the company’s growth, through the strategic direction of Parlux, […]

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