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: […]

Skechers USA has appointed John Vandemore to serve as Chief Financial Officer. The company said, this expansion of the Skechers executive team will allow David Weinberg—who had been filling both CFO and COO roles—to focus more attention on the company’s operations in support of its continued growth […]

Gap has elected Chris O’Neill to serve on the company’s board of directors, effective February 4, 2018. The company said, O’Neill is currently chief executive officer of Evernote Corporation and since joining the company in 2015, he has overseen the increase of Evernote’s base to over 220 million users […]

Simon Whitehouse, the chief executive officer of J.W. Anderson, will be leaving his post to pursue other opportunities. The story was first reported by WWD. Whitehouse joined J.W. Anderson in 2014 after LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton took a minority stake in the company. Prior to joining J.W. Anderson, […]

Lacoste has announced that Nicolas Préault has been appointed CEO of French brand Tecnifibre, that offers a range of strings, rackets and accessories for tennis, squash and padel, as well as balls in partnership with Brisgestone. Lacoste acquired 80 percent of Major Sports in October, which is the holder […]

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