Global denim brand Levi Strauss and Co. has appointed Katia Walsh as senior vice president and chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer, to help the company translate and utilise data analytics to drive business value and competitive advantage. Walsh, a former Vodafone executive, will join […]

Paul Andrew, previously the women's creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo, has been promoted to the role of creative director for the brand. The Italian luxury label made the announcement two days ahead of its Women's Fall 2019 runway show, scheduled for Saturday in Milan. Andrew joined Salvatore […]

Following the unfortunate death of the legendary Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's artistic director since 1983, Virginie Viard, Chanel's studio director since 1997, was immediately announced as his successor. Relatively little was known about the woman who played the right hand to Karl Lagerfeld for the majority […]

After the death of the iconic German designer Karl Lagerfeld on Tuesday, questions remain at his eponymous label as to who will succeed him. Hun Kim is the current design director at the brand and former French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld will continue to play a role in the creative process. "At this […]

Peer-to-peer second hand e-tailer Poshmark has appointed tennis champion and fashion designer, Serena Williams to its board of director. In a statement, Poshmark stated that Williams was a “natural fit” to join its board as the company continues to scale its social commerce platform as the tennis star […]

PROFILE Virginie Viard managed to remain relatively anonymous even though she held one of the most powerful positions in the fashion industry: Director of Chanel’s Creation Studio. She was Karl Lagerfeld’s right and left hand for over 30 years, bringing the German designer’s sketches to life. She was […]

London-based designer Bethany Williams has been presented the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design at London Fashion Week by Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, on behalf of the Queen. Williams was awarded the coveted prize on Tuesday for her sustainable approach to fashion, and has become only […]

Karl Lagerfeld will be cremated without ceremony and his ashes are likely to be scattered with those of his mother and lover, his label said Wednesday. "His wishes will be respected," a spokeswoman for his Karl Lagerfeld brand told AFP a day after the legendary designer died at the age of 85. The "Kaiser" […]

Late fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld earned himself a special place on the red carpet, designing clothes for a handpicked group of actresses and displaying his knack for melding the modern with the classic. Until the early 1990s, big awards ceremonies like the Oscars were not really the stuff of designers […]

Outside Chanel's flagship store in Paris, fans of Karl Lagerfeld left flowers and tributes to the fashion superstar within hours of the announcement of his death on Tuesday. "He was a legend, a giant. He saved Chanel and reinvented the label," 20-year-old former fashion student Mathieu Cipriani-Riviere […]

Related news

MORE NEWS

 

Latest jobs

 

MOST READ