Two hooded individuals broke into the holiday home of two members of the Hermès family, which owns the eponymous luxury label, last Monday night, according to French newspaper Paris Normandy. The two victims, who are both over 80 years old, were sleeping when the house invaded, at about 3 in the morning. […]

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of a global portfolio of brands including Juicy Couture, Jones New York and Judith Leiber, has named Daniel W. Dienst as its new executive vice chairman and chief strategy officer. Dienst, has served as chairman and chief executive of four public companies during […]

The hearts of fashion, art, and cultural afficionados were broken earlier this year when Interview Magazine announced it would be ceasing publication. However, it quickly made a comeback thanks to the newly launched Crystal Ball Media. The magazine is currently poised to relaunch despite 3 million dollars […]

Joanna Coles only just made her exit* from Hearst, but her replacement was already waiting in the wings. Kate Lewis has been named the new chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, hand picked by CEO Steven Swartz and Hearst Magazine's new president Troy Young. In a statement to WWD, Swartz said, "With […]

Hearst's queen bee of content has hopped off her treadmill and left the building. Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, has packed up her famous treadmill desk and will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. The New York Post reported last Friday that she was in talks […]

Publishing executive Steven DeLuca is now going the PR route and will be joining New York-based PR firm HL Group as their president and chief marketing officer reports WWD. In this newly created role, DeLuca will be responsible for overseeing various divisions at HL and heading up new business. DeLuca […]

Canadian model and artist Zombie Boy -- who was found dead of an apparent suicide at his home in Montreal -- used his head-to-toe tattoos to earn international notice, from the catwalks of Paris to a video for pop superstar Lady Gaga. Zombie Boy, whose real name was Rick Genest, died this week in his […]

Who is hired? WWD has reported that J.W. Anderson, after months of searching, might be close to naming a new CEO. LVMH, which took a 46 percent stake in the J.W. Anderson brand in 2013, is looking to hire from within for the role. Sources say that Jenny Galimberti, Louis Vuitton's global communications […]




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