Prada has invited artist and activist Theaster Gates and writer, director and producer Ava DuVernay to join the company’s new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, which aims to bring prominent academic and cultural experts together to “elevate voices of color within the company and the fashion […]

Emerging British fashion designer Bethany Williams will be the second winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, following in the footsteps of Richard Quinn, and will be presented with the honour at her London Fashion Week show by the Duchess of Cornwall on behalf of Her Majesty The […]

Thome Browne has appointed Matthew Foley to the role of Global Director of Communication for the brand. Foley is replacing Tori Vinton, former Vice President of Global Public Relations, who departed the company in December. Since 2016, Foley had been responsible for content strategy and social media […]

The High Court has formally dropped Sir Philip Green’s injunction against The Telegraph, allowing the British newspaper to publish allegations of sexual and racial harassment against employees of the Arcadia Group, the fashion conglomerate at which Green serves as Chairman. In October, the newspaper […]

Luxury fashion platform Moda Operandi, which allows consumers to shop directly from designers' catwalk collections prior to production, has confirmed that Kristina Salen has been appointed as its new chief financial officer. Salen, who most recently served as chief financial officer and chief operating […]

Burberry Group plc has announced that Jeremy Darroch has decided to step down as chairman of the audit committee with effect from February 6, 2019, however, he will remain on the board as Senior Independent Director and as a member of the audit and nomination committees. The company added that Matthew […]

Hennes & Mauritz AB, the company behind H&M, COS and Arket, among other brands, has signed a consultancy contract with Christopher Wylie, the Canadian whistleblower who exposed the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In an email to FashionUnited, Helena Ohansson, spokesperson for the H&M Group, confirmed Wylie […]

Gant has promoted Karen Vogele from the position of Product Creation Director to Vice President of Product & Design. In her new role, she will be responsible for Gant’s global product offering and for ensuring that the brand answers to consumer trends. Vogele joined the company in 2014 as Global Program […]

The supervisory board of Puma SE has created a dedicated board position for sourcing and has appointed Anne-Laure Descours as Chief Sourcing Officer and member of the company’s management board, effective 1 February 2019. The company said in a statement that based in Hong Kong, she will also be responsible […]

Joseph Barbera has joined Mango as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. The company said in a statement that joining from March 4, 2019, Barbera, with his over ten years of experience in the ecommerce industry, will be responsible for strengthening the process of digital transformation of the […]

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