Online fashion retailer Zalora has appointed Rostin Javadi as Chief Operations Officer (COO). The company said, continuing to be based in Malaysia, close to Zalora’s regional e-fulfilment hub, in his new role, Javadi is charged with overseeing operational excellence across the group, managing Zalora’s […]

Bonnie Brooks, former Vice Chair, President and CEO of Hudson’s Bay Company, has been appointed interim CEO of women’s clothing chain Chico’s FAS, effective immediately. Brooks has been a member of Chico FAS’s board of directors since 2016. She is succeeding Shelley Broader, who resigned from her roles […]

Nike, Inc. has announced that Dr. John C. Lechleiter, a director of the company since 2009 and former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Company, has decided to retire and will not stand for re-election to the company’s board of directors at the September 2019 annual meeting […]

UPDATE American designer Daniel Roseberry, who previously worked alongside Thom Browne as the head of the men's and women's collections, has been named the new artistic director of Maison Schiaparelli. Roseberry will be in charge of all collections, projects and image of the House founded by Elsa Schiaparelli […]

Asos billionaire and Danish fashion retailer Bestseller CEO Anders Holch Povlsen lost three children in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday. The retailer confirmed three of Holch Povlsen's four children had died during the co-ordinated attacks, which saw suicide bombers target luxury hotels and […]

After 20 glorious years, Bob Sauerberg, the now former CEO of Condé Nast, has departed the famed publishing house. The news come just shortly after Roger Lynch was announced as Condé Nast's new CEO. WWD broke the news of Sauerberg's official departure. Six months ago it was announced that Condé Nast […]

French beauty company L’Oréal has announced in a press release that Axel Dumas, CEO of luxury fashion house Hermès, is no longer a member of the company’s board of directors because the upcoming launch of Hermès’ own cosmetics line may represent “a possible conflict of interest”. Hermès confirmed in […]

Time magazine has featured three fashion professionals on this year’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. They are Clare Waight Keller, Artistic Director of Givenchy; Jennifer Hyman, Founder and CEO of Rent the Runway; and Pierpaolo Piccioli, Creative Director of Valentino. Appointed […]

This June, the Council of Fashion Designers of America will honor Jennifer Lopez with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2019 CFDA Awards, according to an announcement released by the organization. “Jennifer Lopez uses clothes as a way to express confidence and power,” CFDA Chairwoman and designer Diane […]

J.Jill Inc. has announced on April 15 that Mark Webb will take on the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will assume this role on May 1, overseeing finance, tax, accounting, treasury, investor relations, company planning, and real estate, according to the company’s announcement. […]

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