Serge Ruffieux will no longer be Carven’s creative director, following the label’s acquisition by Chinese apparel company Icicle. The 4.2 million euro deal covers job contracts for 72 out of 73 employees -- all but Ruffieux, according to the document approved by the Paris commercial court, obtained […]

Louis Vuitton has confirmed through an email to FashionUnited that Catherine Lacaze has been roped in as Director for jewellery and watches. According to WWD, she would be reporting to Anthony Ledru, Executive Vice President global commercial activities at Louis Vuitton. Lacaze steps into the position […]

Li & Fung has announced that Weizhong Zhu (Wilson) has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and will lead operations across all Li & Fung’s over 40 production countries. The company said in a statement that as Li & Fung pushes ahead on its digital supply chain strategy to build the supply […]

JD Sports Fashion Plc has announced that its Chief Financial Officer Brian Small will retire from his role from October 31. “The JD Board has been in discussion with Brian for the past few months regarding his proposed retirement and wishes him all the best for the future”, said the company in a statement. […]

INTERVIEWKeep an eye on Aurélie Fontan. A recent graduate from the Edinburgh College of Arts, the French fashion designer was one of the biggest winners at this year’s Graduate Fashion Week, having won the M&S Best Womenswear Award, the Catwalk Textiles Award and the Dame Vivienne Westwood Ethical and […]

The board of directors of Iconix Brand Group, Inc. has appointed Robert Galvin as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the board of directors of the company effective October 15, 2018. Galvin, the company said, is a proven executive with almost 30 years of experience […]

British hosiery and underwear brand Heist, founded in 2015 with the aim of disrupting the 110 billion US dollar global underwear industry, has appointed Fiona Fairhurst as its vice president of innovation. Fairhurst, rose to fame during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games as the inventor of a full bodysuit […]

London -- Italian brand Benetton has named Jean-Charles de Castelbajac as the new artistic director of both its men's and women's collections. The veteran fashion designer - who made a name for himself with his bold and colourful artistic flair - hopes to revitalise the brand’s designs. Fashion for […]

Belgian designer Glenn Martens - the creative director of Paris-based label Y/PROJECT - will present the label’s winter/autumn menswear collection at Pitti Uomo. The event, which takes place in Florence, Italy, from 8-11 January, is the 95th edition of the trade fair and will showcase the season’s biggest […]

Sloggi, the bodywear brand owned by Triumph International, has promoted Alex Cara, general manager Northern Europe to the new role of Global Head of omni-channel. The company has also hired Paul Gautier, who will now take over as the General Manager Northern Europe, encompassing the UK, Nordic countries […]