London - Parisian label Paule Ka has named Alithia Spuri-Zampetti as its new creative director, following a year without a designer at the helm. The Central Saint Martins graduate succeeds Serge Cajfinger, who departed in July 2014. Cajfinger founded the contemporary French fashion brand in 1987 and […]

Tamara Mellon has selected Tania Spinelli for the role of chief design officer of the Tamara Mellon brand. In her new role, Spinelli will be overseeing all women's footwear design. “She has a great design sense and extensive technical knowledge,” Mellon was quoted saying to WWD regarding Spinelli's […]

Mandy Ginsberg, an accomplished leader with extensive online consumer acumen, has been elected to its board of directors. Ginsberg is the Chief Executive Officer of The Princeton Review and Tutor.com, the world's largest internet-based tutoring company. “JCPenney is a leader in omni-channel retail, […]

New York - Effective Monday, Benedict Smith will be the new Chief Financial Officer of Hunter Ltd. Prior to his new role at Hunter Ltd., Smith was the CFO of GAME Digital, and before that he was group CFO of Harrods for six years. James Seuss, CEO of Hunter Ltd., said in a statement that, "Benedict’s […]

The Bon-Ton Stores has appointed William Tracy to the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective July 27, 2015. Tracy will shoulder responsibility for stores, information systems, supply chain, distribution & logistics, omni-channel strategy, real estate and human resources. Commenting on the new […]

London - Social media platform Instagram has hired Eva Chen, former Lucky magazine editor-in-chief as its new head of fashion partnerships, as the photo-sharing site looks to extend its reach with designers and fashion brands. The announcement of course came on Instagram with Chen sharing with her 398,000 […]

London - Luxury designer label Zuhair Murad has named Nereo Frisco as its commercial and business development director, as the brand looks to “strengthen the house’s growth”. Frisco, who has previously held managerial positions at various fashion houses including Moschino, Givenchy and most recently […]

Based on a preliminary vote count provided by Perry Ellis' proxy solicitor, Perry Ellis said that all three of Perry Ellis' director nominees—Oscar Feldenkreis, Bruce J. Klatsky and Michael W. Rayden—were elected to Perry Ellis' Board of Directors at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Final voting […]

London - Sock brand Stance has named singer Rihanna as its contributing creative director, where she will design her own line of womenswear socks. Rihanna, who last year was also named creative director of Puma, will design “multiple seasons” of her signature women’s collection through a multi-year […]

New York - Major executive changes have happened at Vince. Jill Granoff, who led the company through their IPO in 2013, will be stepping down from her role as CEO. In addition to Granoff, Karin Gregersen, Vince's President and Chief Creative Officer, will also be stepping down from her role. Granoff […]

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