American denim company Lee has announced the appointment of Chris Waldeck as president of Lee and Rock & Republic. Waldeck, a Kansas City native, joins Lee as the company celebrates 100 years headquartered in the Kansas City metro area. "I'm excited to have the opportunity to lead such an iconic American […]

Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, who pioneered the marketing of cashmere products in places such as China and the former Soviet Union, has died aged 73, her company said Friday. The veteran designer suffered brain damage following a heart attack late on Wednesday, and died early on Friday the […]

Ralph Lauren Corporation has appointed Patrice Louvet as President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 17, 2017, at which time, he will also be appointed to the Ralph Lauren Corporation Board of Directors. Louvet will dual report to Ralph Lauren in his capacity as Executive Chairman of the Board […]

Columbia Sportswear Company has announced that its President and COO Bryan Timm will be resigning from his current role. The company said, in the 20 years that Timm has been with the company, prior to his tenure as president and COO, he served as corporate controller, treasurer and CFO. Commenting on […]

Luxury e-commerce group Net-a-Porter has named former Bergdorf Goodman executive Elizabeth von der Goltz as its new global buying director. Von der Goltz, who most recently held the position of senior vice president and general merchandise manager at US department store Bergdorf Goodman, will join Net-a-Porter […]

VF Corporation has appointed of Arne Arens to the position of Global Brand President, The North Face, effective immediately. In March of this year, Arens was named vice president and general manager, The North Face, Americas. He will continue to report to Scott Baxter, Vice President, VF and Group President, […]

Roberto Cavalli S.p.A. has brought Paul Surridge on board as its new Creative Director reports Vogue. Surridge, who replaces Peter Dundas, takes over his responsibilities immediately and the company said, his debut collection for the fashion house, Spring 2018, will be showcased in Milan late September. […]

After being named chief executive officer of DG Premium Brands less than a year ago, Paula Schneider is effectively stepping down from her role. As the former CEO of American Apparel, Schneider seemed to switch to the new company with her extensive fashion and retail experience. Last October, it was […]

Michael Kors Holdings has named Thomas J. Edwards, Jr. as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer effective immediately. “We are excited to have Tom join our organization and oversee responsibilities for global finance, operations and IT,” said John D. […]

Lululemon Athletica has appointed Glenn Murphy, Founder and CEO of FIS Holdings to the company's Board of Directors as Co-Chairman, effective immediately. The company said, Michael Casey will be stepping down from the role of co-chairman, and remain a Director and will also continue to Chair the compensation […]

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