Paris-based designer Alber Elbaz has appointed Laurent Malecaze as the Chief Executive Officer of his new startup AZfashion. The company was formed in partnershp with luxury group Richemont at the end of 2019 and is yet to unveil its first womenswear collection. WWD confirmed the appointment: “Currently […]

Former Boden executive Mark Batty has been named as the new vice president of business development for cross-border e-commerce specialist Global-e. Batty, the former Boden country director for Germany and the rest of the world, will lead Global-e’s company-wide business development efforts, with immediate […]

The British Fashion Council has announced four new appointments to its board of directors following its annual general meeting that took place on September 4. Jamie Gill, chief executive of Roksanda, June Sarpong, director of creative diversity at the BBC, Scott Morrison, founder of The Boom!, and Sian […]

Jennifer Foyle has been appointed to the role of chief creative officer of American Eagle Outfitters, effective immediately. Foyle was previously global brand president of the company's Aerie brand, and will now be responsible for overseeing merchandising, design and marketing for both American Eagle […]

Italian fashion house Fendi has confirmed that British designer Kim Jones will join the label as artistic director of haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections for women. Jones, succeeds Karl Lagerfeld who died in 2019 and had designed for the fashion house since 1965. The fashion house added […]

Online retail giant Amazon has named vice president of fashion, John Boumphrey as the new boss of its UK operations. Boumphrey joined Amazon nine years ago as director of media in the UK, before taking over the role of vice president of Amazon Fashion Europe, where he launched new fashion brands and […]

Online marketplace eBay has confirmed that Murray Lambell has been promoted from vice president of UK trading to the UK’s general manager. Lambell, who has been running the UK trading team since 2017, responsible for all of eBay UK’s business to consumer and sales and operations activities, will take […]

Adidas global creative director Paul Gaudio has stepped down. Gaudio first joined the German sportswear giant in 2002, according to his LinkedIn account, and was promoted to his most recent position in 2014 following stints at other companies. “After more than 20 years of creative leadership, sports-driven […]

LVMH Moët Hennessy, the parent company of luxury fashion brands including Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Givenchy, has named Corey Smith their new vice president of diversity and inclusion. Smith was previously vice president of diversity and inclusion at Major League Baseball. “LVMH has demonstrated a deep […]

Luxury fashion group Capri Holdings has named Hannah Colman as the new CEO of Jimmy Choo. Colman, who has been serving as interim CEO, joined Jimmy Choo 24 years ago as a store manager in the first boutique on Motcomb Street, London, making her one of the label’s earliest employees. Since then, she […]

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