Coming from manufacturer and design company Big Strike, Kevin Mahoney is stepping into the next stage of his career. After holding that executive position for approximately three years, Mahoney has now been announced at Manhattan Beachwear’s newest chief executive officer. As the company has become […]

New York - Former J. Crew women's designer Tom Mora has been named the new creative director of women's wear for Cole Haan. Mora's new role is effective immediately. In a statement, Jack Boys, chief executive officer of Cole Haan, said: “We are delighted Tom Mora has joined Cole Haan in this new leadership […]

Berluti has a new man in charge of their design team. Haider Ackermann has been named the new creative director of the brand. His first collection will bow for January 2017. This is a major shakeup for the brand which was once known for more tailored, traditional offerings. “We are not a sartorial brand,” […]

The world's most iconic doll is now an official fashion blogger, otherwise known as a social media influencer - one who will charge for a promoted post. However, in an age when a single postive post on the right Instagram can led to a product sell-out, Barbie rise to digital influencer on Instagram […]

Bridal retailer David’s Bridal recently underwent an executive change. It was just announced that chief executive officer and president Pamela Wallack has stepped down from her role at the company. In succession, Paul Pressler will takeover Wallack’s role for David’s Bridal. The reason for Wallack’s […]

New York-based designer Carolina Herrera has appointed Raffaele Ilardo as its new Vice President of design, just two weeks before its catwalk presentation. Ilardo comes from Maison Margiela, where he worked under John Galliano as atelier director and creative advisor. He previously worked with Galliano […]

The late French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel was also known as ‘The Queen of Knitwear.’ She was best known for her design staples, such as the boxy ‘Poor Boy Sweater’ as well her playful womenswear designs with strip detailing, bows and applications. "She invented not just a style but an attitude, […]

La Perla revealed it has tapped Julia Haart as its new creative director. Haart succeeds former creative director Pedro Lourenço, who first took up the reins at La Perla in January, but then left after his contract ended in July. The label thanked Lourenco for his work in helping the brand move towards […]

French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel has passed away at the age of 86. Founder of the eponymous Parisian fashion label Sonia Rykiel and its ready-to-wear diffusion line Sonia by Sonia Rykiel the celebrated designer died on Thursday after a long battle with Parkinson, her daughter revealed to AFP. "My […]

INTERVIEW When you think of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), fashion is usually not the first thing that comes to mind. However, over the past years their influence within the fashion industry and its use of leather, wool, angora, fur and down has continued to grow - in part thanks […]




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