Not long after the Dior Couture Fall 2019 fashion show, it was announced that the luxury label’s creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, has received the Legion of Honor—also known as France’s highest civilian award. According to The Washington Post, who first reported the news, Chiuri was recognized […]

LVMH has confirmed Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista as the new creative director at Kenzo, less than a week after Carol Lim and Humberto Leon presented their final collection as co-creative directors of the brand, after deciding to step away to focus on their store and label, Opening Ceremony. […]

Keren Craig announced today that she is leaving Marchesa. Craig founded the fashion brand in 2004 with Georgina Chapman. Marchesa has been suffering in the court of public opinion over the last 18 months due to the well-known sexual misconduct allegations against Chapman's ex-husband, Harvey Weinstein. […]

Luxury fashion platform Moda Operandi has named Ming Yang as managing director of China. Yang will act as the company’s first employee in China, growing its Shanghai team and overseeing all of Moda Operandi's business strategy and operations in mainland China. She will report directly to CEO Ganesh […]

Bernard Arnault, chairman of French luxury conglomerate LVMH, is the world’s latest centibillionaire, according to Bloomberg. Arnault’s fortune reached 100 billion US dollars last week, when LVMH climbed 2.9 percent to 368.80 euros (approximately 420 dollars) a share. His net worth increased 32 billion […]

The British Fashion Council will honour British supermodel Naomi Campbell with the Fashion Icon Award at this year’s The Fashion Awards 2019 for her “incredible contribution to the fashion industry” as well as her philanthropist work, especially in Africa. The Fashion Icon Award is one of the Special […]

Kontoor Brands, the company resulting from the spinoff of denim brands Wrangler and Lee from VF Corporation, has announced two executive hires. The first one is former VF Corp EMEA sales director Simon Fisher, who will now serve as Managing Director for the EMEA region at Kontoor. Fischer left VF Corp’s […]

Zadig & Voltaire has roped in the financial director of home goods chain Maisons du Monde to be its new Chief Financial Officer and deputy CEO, effective July 3, WWD reports. “His career and experience in leading distribution actors as well as high-growth brands are key assets for our development”, […]

The life and works of fashion legend Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel will be celebrated in a new ballet premiering at Moscow's Bolshoi on Saturday that highlights the designer's love of Russia and starring prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova. The one act performance by choreographer Yuri Possokhov pays tribute […]

American fashion designer Ralph Lauren has been made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) for his services to fashion. Presented by Prince Charles in a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the insignia recognises Lauren’s work within the fashion industry […]

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