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, […]

Luxury conglomerate Kering has appointed Roberto Vedovotto to its executive committee, with immediate effect. Vedovotto has been with Kering just under two years and leads the group’s eyewear division, which is currently building an in-house eyewear platform for its luxury, sport and lifestyle brands. […]

After months of speculation the announcement has finally been made. Peter Dundas, creative director of Emilio Pucci, will be taking the reins at iconic fashion house Roberto Cavalli. Dundas will hopefully be able to breathe some new life into what was slowly becoming a stagnant design house. The label’s […]

In a move by Paul Smith that will allow him to spend more time on creative and brand-related projects, Women’s Wear Daily has reported that he has named his first Creative Director. In an effort to revamp his design studio, Smith has named Simon Homes the new Creative Director of his namesake label. […]

Take the news as you may, but, American Apparel has fired creative director Iris Alonzo again. The former creative director who worked under founder Dov Charney for more than ten years made a very bad name for herself when she supported him in the press after he was accused of sexual harassment. Standing […]

The man behind the iconic sweaters donned by Bill Cosby on 'The Bill Cosby Show,' Koos van den Akker, passed away earlier this week in New York, aged 75, after losing his battle to colon cancer. Van den Akker became responsible for developing the unique look of the main character on show and created […]

Gap Inc announced it has eliminated the role of its creative director with Rebekka Bay leaving the company immediately. Gap stated it was restructuring to focus on the brand's consumers, while meeting the global fashion and retailing needs of the business. Bay joined the business in 2012. Instead of […]

French fashion house Guy Laroche has appointed Central Saint Martins graduate Adam Andrascik as its new creative director. Succeeding Marcel Marongiu, who has overseen the creative direction of the label since 2007, Andrascik is set to unveil his first collection during the label's upcoming Paris Fashion […]

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