New York - FashionUnited recently announced that Aaron Levine, the former men's designer for Club Monaco, would be taking over as Abercrombie and Fitch's head of men's design. The struggling teen retailer is trying to find every way possible to at least return to some of their former glory, and it appears […]

In this month's round of fashion industry executive comings and goings, Lorenz Baumer, the artistic director of jewelry at Louis Vuitton, has left his position to focus on his own eponymous brand. While it is quite a shame to see him go, and many are asking who will be responsible for their 500 dollars […]

Time for a fresh start at DKNY. The sister label to Donna Karan New York has put the rumours to rest by naming Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, founders and creative directors of Public School as its new co-creative directors. The design duo, who won the CFDA award last year, will take over all creative […]

Deckers Brands has appointed Wendy Yang as Teva Brand President, effective May 1, 2015. In this role, Yang will design and lead Teva's global brand strategy and report directly to Dave Powers, President of Deckers Brands. Commenting on her role, Powers, said, “Her extensive product development and brand […]

There might be hope for American Apparel yet. The struggling retailer has hired Joseph Pickman, formerly the men's design director at Band of Outsiders, to head up their men's design department as they seek to improve that part of their business. American Apparel CEO Paula Schneider told Women's Wear […]

Donna Karan has been one of biggest forces in the American fashion scene for over 25 years now. She's easily a household name, and her lines Donna Karan New York and DKNY are some of the most wanted fashion brands in America. Well, it seems like the latter mentioned fashion label could be welcoming […]

Italian designer Francesco Smalto, who as one of the stars of the men's fashion industry clothed princes, heads of state and sporting icons, has died in Morocco aged 87. The "creative visionary" provided men with "an allure and unique style" his fashion house said in a statement. Smalto enjoyed a lengthy […]

Christopher H. Peterson has been named the new president of Ralph Lauren, global brands. This is a new position that has been created, and the global brand presidents, the chief financial officer, the global real estate departments, and investor relations departments will all be reporting to him. Peterson […]

Basil Soda, credited as one of Lebanon's best-known international fashion designers, has died, his company said. His death was announced Monday on the social media pages of his fashion house, which described him as a "great international designer... who built his company single-handedly from the group […]

Quiksilver promoted its President Pierre Agnes to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and added Agnes to its Board of Directors. He succeeds Andy Mooney who is no longer with the company. In addition, Greg Healy, Quiksilver's APAC Region President, has been promoted to President of the company, […]

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