Dutch lingerie retailer Hunkemöller has announced the appointment of Andrew Lane as its new global design director. Lane is taking over from Zoe Price-Smith, and brings with him over sixteen years of experience in the fashion industry working with names such as Vera Wang, Donna Karen, Narcisco Rodriguez […]

Abdelkader Ouazzani, the last of Morocco's brocade master weavers, has been repeating the same gestures for 63 years in his dilapidated workshop in the heart of the old city of Fes. "This profession is vanishing... There were many craftsmen in Fes, but they all died and only memories remain," says the […]

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 […]

Bertrand Guyon is no longer the design director of Schiaparelli, WWD reports. “The Schiaparelli house is grateful to Bertrand Guyon for his contribution to the haute couture activity of the house, in close collaboration with the creative studio and the atelier of the Place Vendôme house”, said the brand […]

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 […]

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