Laure Browne, former International Brands Director at Auchan Retail, has joined sustainable sneaker brand Veja in the role of Group CEO. This is the first time in the company’s fifteen-year history that co-founders Sébastien Kopp and Ghislain Morillion appoint someone else for this role. “After 30 years […]

VF Corporation has announced the appointment of Denny Bruce to the position of Global Brand President, Dickies, effective July 1. The company said, he reports to Curt Holtz, Executive Vice President and Group President, Workwear. “Dickies is an iconic brand that has stood alongside generations of proud […]

Jason Basmajian will be exiting his role at chief creative officer of Cerruti 1881. Basmajian joined the Italian luxury brand in 2015, and will now be exiting just four years later. "It has been a privilege to work for such iconic brands and write another chapter in their history," he said to WWD. "I […]

Francesca Bellettini has been elected as the new president of the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode féminine. She succeeds Bruno Pavlovsky of Chanel in the position and will now head the governing body of French fashion for women. Bellettini has served as president and chief executive officer of Saint Laurent […]

Fashion designer and United Arab Emirates sheikh Khalid Al Qasimi has passed away in London at the age of 39. Son of the ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, Qasimi launched his eponymous brand in 2008 with designer Elliott James Frieze and had been featured on the official schedules at both […]

The wardrobe of screen legend Claudia Cardinale is to go under the hammer in Paris next week, with the star saying her clothes show "the liberation of women". The Italian actress who featured in such classics as "The Leopard", Fellini's "8 1/2" and Sergio Leone's "Once Upon a Time in the West" told […]

After the meeting of its supervisory board, Hugo Boss Ag has announced that Bernd Hake, its chief sales officer, will be stepping down from the company’s managing board to pursue a new professional challenge. The company said, this decision was made by mutual consent and that managing board Chairman […]

Not long after the Dior Couture Fall 2019 fashion show, it was announced that the luxury label’s creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, has received the Legion of Honor—also known as France’s highest civilian award. According to The Washington Post, who first reported the news, Chiuri was recognized […]

LVMH has confirmed Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista as the new creative director at Kenzo, less than a week after Carol Lim and Humberto Leon presented their final collection as co-creative directors of the brand, after deciding to step away to focus on their store and label, Opening Ceremony. […]

Keren Craig announced today that she is leaving Marchesa. Craig founded the fashion brand in 2004 with Georgina Chapman. Marchesa has been suffering in the court of public opinion over the last 18 months due to the well-known sexual misconduct allegations against Chapman's ex-husband, Harvey Weinstein. […]

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