Friends and loved ones said goodbye Thursday to American fashion designer Kate Spade at a funeral in Kansas City, Missouri, birthplace of the 55-year-old who committed suicide two weeks ago. Spade was one of the biggest names in American fashion, known especially for her sleek handbags. An additional […]

The Interparfums-owned fashion house Rochas has appointed Italian designer Federico Curradi as the new creative head of its menswear. Announcing his arrival at Rochas on Instagram, Curradi said: “It is a real honour for me to accept the position as Men’s Creative Director for Rochas.The Parisian legacy […]

TIMELINEVirgil Abloh has taken the fashion world by storm. Thanks to his mix of streetwear and luxury, the self-taught African-american designer has earned himself a cult following and a series of high-profile collaborations, including Nike, Vans, Umbro, Moncler and Ikea. Since March, he divides himself […]

Luxury womenswear brand Victoria Beckham has named former Diane Von Furstenberg CEO Paolo Riva as its new chief executive. Riva, who left Diane Von Furstenberg in 2016 after 18-months as chief executive, will join Victoria Beckham in September, succeeding Zach Duane who left last year. In a statement […]

J.Crew Group, Inc. has named Johanna Uurasjarvi as its Chief Design Officer. The company said, she will be responsible for guiding the overall design direction for the J.Crew brand and report to Jim Brett, J.Crew Group’s CEO. "Johanna brings more than 25 years of fashion and design experience with a […]

After Kenny Wilson, who joined as the new CEO at Dr. Martens in May, another top level executive from Cath Kidston has made a move to the footwear company. Confirming the development to FashionUnited, the company said, Geert Peeters is joining the business as Chief Operating Officer, the same position […]

Christin Lage and Bernd Jackel have been promoted as Heads of Design to lead Taifun’s design team. Meanwhile, Stefanie Görtz, designer at Taifun since 2008 and Head of Design since 2009, has moved internally to the Gerry Weber brand. “We thank Stefanie Görtz, who played a key role in making the Taifun […]

Acne Studios, one of the fastest growing luxury companies in 2017, has hired Edouard Schneider, Louis Vuitton’s head of press and public relations, as its global communications director. Schneider has joined the Swedish fashion house from June 11.The company announced Schneider will now be based in […]

Deckers Brands has appointed Steve Fasching to Chief Financial Officer effective July 16, 2018. The company said, Fasching previously served as the company's senior vice president, corporate strategy, planning & investor relations. He succeeds Tom George, who will transition concurrent with Fasching's […]

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. has announced that Peter Cuneo, Executive Chairman of the board of directors, will serve as Interim CEO, effective immediately. He has been appointed in place of John Haugh, who has resigned from the position of CEO and President as well as member of the board to pursue other […]