American popstar Beyoncé has joined forces with German sportswear label Adidas. She will be a creative partner for the brand, helping them to design new products in the footwear and apparel categories. She will also re-launch her athleisure label Ivy Park with Adidas, after parting ways with former […]

Naked Brand Group has appointed Anna Johnson, former EGM of the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Bendon Limited, as the company's new CEO, following the completion of its recent strategic financing and debt re-structuring. The company said that Justin Davis-Rice has stepped down from his role as CEO […]

J. Crew Group has confirmed that Libby Wadle, president of Madewell, has been promoted to CEO. The news was reported by Retail Dive. Wadle has served as president of Madewell since 2013, and this marks the first time the company has had a CEO. Madewell has become the star of J. Crew Group's portfolio […]

SMCP Group, owner of Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, has appointed Isabelle Allouch as the new chief executive officer of the Sandro brand, effective April 8. Allouch, who was previously chief executive officer of the Claudie Pierlot brand, will be replaced at the contemporary French brand by Jean-Baptiste […]

Carine Roitfeld has joined the Karl Lagerfeld for a three-season contract. In her new role as a style adviser, the esteemed fashion editor will help extend the late designer's legacy through working alongside the brand's current design director, Hun Kim. Though Lagerfeld's passing on February 19 shocked […]

Online fashion retailer Zalora has appointed Silvia Thom as Chief Technology Officer. The company said, she is taking over from Karthik Subramanian who will move on to assume the Global CTO role in Zalora’s parent company, Global Fashion Group. “During this time of accelerated growth for Zalora, we […]

Columbia Sportswear Company has elected Kevin Mansell to serve as a director on its board and as member of the nominating and corporate governance and audit committees, effective March 25, 2019. The company said, Mansell has been nominated for election by the company’s shareholders to a full term as […]

Spanish fashion brand Desigual, best known for its colorful designs, has ended the collaboration with its first-ever artistic director, Jean-Paul Goude, who had been working for the company since August 2017. Desigual told Spanish fashion publication Moda.es that Goude’s functions will be taken over […]

INTERVIEW In the latest installment of our Work In Fashion Series, FashionUnited quizzes Laura Dowling, Chief Marketing Officer of US based Digital Brands Group, a globally expanding digital-first luxury lifestyle business, about the ins and outs of her job, career progression and her top tips on how […]

Roberto Cavalli creative director Paul Surridge on Monday confirmed he is exiting his role via his personal Instagram account. Rumours surfaced last week when WWD stated Surridge would imminently resign due to the frustration of a lack of investment for product and store development. Surridge, who was […]

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