German designer and Lugano based Philipp Plein Group has appointed Peter Tannenbaum as president and CEO Western Hemisphere. Tannenbaum, a veteran fashion executive and New York City native, has held various brand management positions focused on North American business and development most recently […]

Twenty years ago, stylist Gianni Versace was gunned down in Miami, plunging his fashion house into crisis. Two decades on, it is one of the world's top global luxury brands thanks to his little sister, Donatella. He had gone out for the morning papers: as Versace returned to his Miami beach mansion […]

French designer Olivier Lapidus has been named the successor of Bouchra Jarrar and is set to take on the role of artistic director at Lanvin. "It is a great honor to join Lanvin and I warmly thank Madame Wang for placing her confidence in me," says Olivier Lapidus in a statement from Lanvin. "With nearly […]

UPDATE London - Bouchra Jarrar sudden, but not completely unexpected exit from her role as artistic director at Lanvin, caught the industry off guard Thursday afternoon. News first emerged late in the afternoon that the 46-year-old designer was set to step down from her role, only 10 months after she […]

London - Ashish Sensarma, Chief Executive Office of Wolford is set to resign from his position on the management board, as of July 31, 2017. He will be succeeded by Axel Dreher, former Deputy Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Financial Officer, who will also take on management responsibility for the […]

The Dune Group has announced after around nine years as the CEO, John Egan will be leaving his full-time role and move to a non-executive director’s role within Dune Holdings business. The company said, James Cox will now be appointed CEO on Egan’s departure at the end of August. Executive Chairman […]

For years, Paul Helbers was among the top menswear designers, working for brands like Louis Vuitton and Martin Margiela. Last year he took a step back and launched his own menswear line ‘Helbers’. His first two collections have been well-received by major fashion retailers in France, the United Kingdom […]

Billabong International Limited has announced that Jason Mozingo, senior managing director of Centerbridge Partners resigned from the Billabong board effective June 30, 2017. In his place, Centerbridge has appointed Elliott Weinstein as their nominee director. In a statement, Billabong Chair, Ian Pollard, […]

American denim company Lee has announced the appointment of Chris Waldeck as president of Lee and Rock & Republic. Waldeck, a Kansas City native, joins Lee as the company celebrates 100 years headquartered in the Kansas City metro area. "I'm excited to have the opportunity to lead such an iconic American […]

Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, who pioneered the marketing of cashmere products in places such as China and the former Soviet Union, has died aged 73, her company said Friday. The veteran designer suffered brain damage following a heart attack late on Wednesday, and died early on Friday the […]

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