INTERVIEWYimin Deng graduated from Parsons with a BFA in Fashion and a personal mandate to improve fashion industry practices around the world. While a student he made a life-changing visit to Sri Lanka with non-profit organization Remake, an event which steered his course since. When he observed forty […]

Under Armour, Inc. has announced the appointment of Kasey Jarvis as its new Chief Design Officer. The company said in a statement, with nearly 20 years of experience in apparel, footwear, equipment, industrial and automotive design, Jarvis brings proven talent and expertise to the company. He will report […]

Troubled French fashion brand Sonia Rykiel has parted company with designer Julie de Libran and is looking for a new investor, it said Friday. "The house announces the departure of Julie de Libran as artistic director," it said in a statement, adding that "management is working on defining the future […]

Luxury conglomerate LVMH has announced its Board of Directors will gain two new members. Iris Knobloch, President of Warner Bros Entertainment in France, is set to succeed Bernadette Chirac, who is stepping down from the role after nine years, while photojournalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand will join as […]

The board of directors of VF Corporation has elected Silicon Valley venture capitalist Veronica Wu as a Director, effective March 12, 2019. Wu, the company said, will serve on the finance and nominating & governance committees of VF’s board of directors. “We’re pleased to welcome Veronica to VF’s board […]

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) will meet next Tuesday to decide if Tom Ford will succeed Diane von Furstenberg as chairman of the organization, reports WWD, quoting sources familiar with the matter. The CFDA declined to comment. Brussels-born designer Diane von Furstenberg, best […]

British heritage brand Belstaff has named former Topshop executive Sheena Sauvaire as its new chief marketing officer. Sauvaire, who was previously global marketing and communications director at Topshop, joins Belstaff as part of the executive team reporting to chief executive, Helen Wright. In her […]

With new FDI norms for online retailers, Amazon’s Global Store in India has dropped some products from its inventory list. From a peak of six million products before February, there are just about 6,000 products under this entity on Amazon India, according to Marketplace Pulse — a data platform on online […]

French fashion house Paule Ka has appointed Maxime Simoëns as its new artistic director with the goal of developing and enriching the brand’s French “stylistic vocabulary”. Simoëns joins the contemporary label from Azzaro, where he served as the brand’s artistic director, overseeing the ready-to-wear […]

Notonthehighstreet.com has appointed Phil Branston as its new chief financial officer and member of its executive team. Branston joins Notonthehighstreet from online food delivery company, Just Eat, and he will be responsible for leading and developing a “high performing finance team focussed on scaling […]

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