Guess, Inc. has appointed two new independent directors to its board. The company said, Laurie Ann Goldman, former CEO of Spanx, Inc., and Deborah Weinswig, Founder and CEO of Coresight Research, each joined the Guess, Inc. board effective October 23, 2018. The company also added that Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz […]

French screen legend Catherine Deneuve announced Monday she was set to auction off her personal clothing collection designed by her friend Yves Saint Laurent, the late fashion icon. Deneuve, who has just turned 75, said she was selling her country home in northern France where she kept a wardrobe full […]

British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn has been named the new global creative director of Timberland, as the brand looks to strengthen its commitment to responsible design. Raeburn will be a “key stakeholder” in developing Timberland's global creative vision, said the footwear and apparel brand, […]

The LVMH board has appointed Sophie Chassat as a new Director, which the company said, will be confirmed at the next ordinary shareholder’s meeting. Chassat, the company added, is an alumni of the Ecole Normale Supérieure-Ulm and holds France’s prestigious agrégation post-graduate qualification in philosophy. […]

Though Dirk Schönberger has stayed in the background at Adidas, what he has achieved for the German sporting goods maker in recent years has not gone unnoticed: collaborations with Raf Simons, Rick Owens and Kanye West and the revival of the Stan Smith sneaker can all be attributed to Schönberger. That […]

Pablo Isla, CEO of Spanish fashion giant Inditex, has topped Harvard Business Review’s annual ranking of the 100 best performing CEOs for the second year in a row. He is followed by Bernard Arnault, from French luxury conglomerate LVMH, and François-Henri Pinault, from Kering. Four other fashion CEOs […]

Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of the eponymous clothing brand, died Monday at the age of 77 after an illness, the Italian group announced. "Gilberto Benetton died at home today in Treviso (northeast Italy) following a brief illness," the Benetton group said in a brief statement. "His wife Lalla, daughters […]

Columbia Sportswear Company’s board has elected Sabrina Simmons to serve as a director and member of the nominating and corporate governance and compensation committees, effective immediately. The company said that the board intends to nominate Simmons for election by the company’s shareholders to a […]

“I left a brilliant business and it’s taken a wrong direction”, said Superdry’s co-founder, Julian Dunkerton, who stepped down from the company in March, in an interview to UK newspaper The Sunday Times. “I can’t sit back and watch 30 years of my life be gently eroded”, added the businessman, signaling […]

British luxury brand Smythson has appointed Xavier Rougeaux as chief executive officer, effective October 2018, as it looks to enhance the brands “omnichannel experience and boost global awareness”. Rougeaux, who previously served as chief commercial officer at Smythson during a period of international […]

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