Jonathan Crocker has left his role of president of BLDWN after two years with the company. Crocker had originally joined the brand to help it re-position from a heritage denim brand to an American ready-to-wear brand. Under his direction, BLDWN released three ready-to-wear collections, for the Spring […]

Gert Boyle, the chairwoman of Oregon-based Columbia Sportswear Co., has passed away at age 95. Boyle led the outdoor apparel company for half a century. Columbia Sportswear said, "Our 'One Tough Mother' held many jobs at Columbia, from seamstress of the first fishing vest to President to advertising […]

Chloé has announced a major change in its leadership. The Richemont-owned fashion house has appointed Riccardo Bellini as its next chief executive officer, as was first reported by WWD on Thursday morning. Bellini will succeed Chloé's current chief executive, Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye, effective December […]

Michael Maccari has decided to exit Perry Ellis, where he has held the position of creative director since 2013. His replacement has not yet been named. Maccari has not yet shared plans for future roles, yet he has said that he wants to pursue other opportunities. Perry Ellis president Jason Zuckerman […]

John Galliano will be continuing on as designer of Maison Margiela. His contract has been renewed by OTB, the holding company for the brand, reflecting the designer's ability to boost sales. Since the designer took the helm in 2014, sales have doubled as he shifted the focus toward accessories, which […]

Woolrich International has confirmed the appointment of Corrado Scala as its new sales director of Europe. The appointment is part of the American clothing brand’s new development strategy following L-Gam’s majority stake acquisition of the company, and the appointment of Stefano Saccone as chief executive […]

Jos. A. Bank has appointed Matt Repicky as its new chief marketing officer. Repicky joins the men's formalwear brand with 20 years of experience building and transforming consumer fashion and e-commerce brands. “The Jos. A. Bank brand blends a deep heritage of craftsmanship with the latest performance […]

The death last year of Canadian model and artist Zombie Boy at age 32 was an accident, a report from Quebec's coroner published Monday said, ruling out the initial theory that the heavily tattooed man had committed suicide. Rick Genest died of head trauma after he fell from a balcony on the third floor […]

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