VF International has announced a number of senior leadership changes within its Europe, Middle East and Africa jeanswear organisation. Johan De Niel has been promoted to vice president of Wrangler EMEA, and Peter Kats has been promoted to vice president of Lee EMEA, with both leading the design, product, […]

Arcadia’s flagship brands Topshop and Topman has named Anthony Cuthbertson as global design director. Cuthbertson, who was most recently design director of Just Cavalli and previously served as the creative director of Australian denim and contemporary label Sass and Bide, will join the fashion retail […]

Lululemon Athletica has appointed art director Rémi Paringaux as the new Brand Creative Director. The company has confirmed the development with FashionUnited. Joining January 8, 2018, he will be based in Lululemon’s Vancouver, Canada headquarters. A source from the company added that bringing his expertise […]

Michael Kors has named Francesca Leoni as the new Senior Vice President, Chief Brand Officer for the Michael Kors brand reporting to John D. Idol, the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The company said that she will be joining Michael Kors on February 5, 2018. “We are excited to have someone […]

Lands’ End has announced the appointment of two new leadership roles. The company has hired Gill Hong as Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer and Head of International for Lands’ End and Sarah Rasmusen as Senior Vice President of ecommerce. Both senior positions will report directly […]

TIMELINE London - The sudden death of French-Tunisian designer and couturier Azzedine Alaïa caught the industry by surprise this weekend. Alaïa, who died of heart failure this Saturday, is set to be buried in the iconic blue and white village of Sidi Bou Said in a ceremony overseen by supermodel Naomi […]

Tunisian-born Paris-based designer and couturier Azzedine Alaïa died on Saturday aged 77. The cause of death was confirmed as heart failure. Known as 'the designer's designer," the diminutive Alaïa was a well respected pillar of the fashion community, and tributes to his talent came from far and wide, […]

Tommy Svensson has been appointed acting CFO of the KappAhl Group effective from December 1, 2017 to April 2018. The company said, Svensson is an interim consultant with long working experience. During the period, Kappahl added, until new CFO Peter Andersson will claim his position, Svensson will lead […]

The supervisory board of Gerry Weber International has approved the mutually agreed termination of Dr. David Frink’s membership from the managing board. The company said that Frink’s resignation has nothing to do with the business performance of the company or one of its subsidiaries. Dr. Frink was […]

Isaia Corp has appointed Simon Spurr as Creative Director of Eidos. The company said in a statement that Spurr will have creative responsibility overseeing the Eidos brand’s collections and image. Commenting on Spurr’s appointment, Isaia CEO and Eidos owner, Gianluca Isaia said in a media statement: […]

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