2016 has been strewn with big losses across all industries and fashion has certainly not been spared. But this is not an In Memoriam so much as an In Appreciation piece. We’re choosing to focus on our gains over our losses; on the endeavors and achievements of these dynamic individuals who are no longer […]

Supermodels Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell have led tributes to pop superstar George Michael, who died at his home in Oxfordshire aged 53, on Christmas Day. Michael “passed away peacefully” at home, according to his publicist, with his manager, Michael Lippman, stating that the cause of death as […]

Franca Sozzani, the editor of Vogue Italia, passed away on Thursday in Milan at the age of 66 years-old, after battling a year-long illness, according to a letter from Jonathan Newhouse, chairman and chief executive of Condé Nast. "This is the saddest news I have ever had to report to you," begins the […]

Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo SpA has reportedly appointed Ugo Giorgelli as its chief financial officer. Giorgelli will commence the role on 15 March next year, following the approval of the company's yearly financial statement on March 14. He will succeed Ernesto Greco. Giorcelli was previously […]

London - As the end of the year draws ever closer, FashionUnited takes a moment to reflect back on 2016. Fashion has always been a big business, but this year saw some of the richest individuals working in fashion become even richer, in spite of economical and political uncertainties sweeping across […]

London - “I think that fashion has become such a big business and with globalisation we are on new territory at this point. We are not just designing for a country we are designing for a world now,” said American fashion designer Anna Sui in an interview with CNN in 2006. Ten years later, and the business […]

Tailored Brands, Inc. just announced a new hire for their company. The menswear omnichannel company just appointed Jack Calandra as the new executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of the company. Calandra will officially start his new role effective January 3, 2017. His experience […]

Luxury retailer Barneys New York has named Marina Larroudé as fashion director. The former Teen Vogue fashion and accessories director will start with the retailer in January and will be responsible for designer discovery, product development, and marketing. Barneys said that her responsibilities will […]

Alessandro Benetton, the son of co-founder Luciano Benetton, has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Benetton Group. Rumours of Alessandro's departure, who is also the executive chairman of the group since 2013, first circulated in October, but were confirmed by La Tribuna di Treviso, an Italian […]

London - Filippa Knutsson once oversaw the development of her Swedish eponymous fashion label, which she founded in 1993 together with Patrik Kihlborg and Karin Segerblom. Now Knutsson is set to return to the label once more years after she has left to take up the reins once more as creative director. […]




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