The US-China trade war is the "stupidest thing in the world," Alibaba e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma declared at an import fair that China opened Monday partly to counter foreign criticism of its trade policies. Ma, who recently took back an earlier pledge to create a million jobs in the US -- blaming the […]

Alain Chevalier, one of the founders of French luxury giant LVMH, passed away at his home in Megève, France, on Thursday, aged 87. The news was reported by French newspaper le Figaro. A statement released on Sunday by the Élysée Palace, the official residence of French President Emmanuel Macron, said: […]

Love them or hate them, Crocs are here to stay, and if the Post Malone x Crocs Dimitri Clog is anything to go by, the brand's future looks bright. Multi-platinum-recording artist and self-confessed Croc enthusiast Post Malone today launched his collaboration with the US footwear brand, and the line […]

In a press note released yesterday, Boston-based athletic footwear brand New Balance announced the retirement of its chief executive officer. Rob DeMartini had held the role of president and chief executive officer for 12 years. During his tenure, DeMartini oversaw the global growth of the brand from […]

Following the sale of certain North American business to Differential Brands Group for 1.2 billion dollars, Global Brands Group has announced that with effect from October 30, 2018, Richard Nixon Darling has been appointed as an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company to lead the […]

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 […]

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