Attorney Michael Avenatti, best known for representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battle against US president Donald Trump, is being accused by federal prosecutors of seeking to extort 20 million US dollars from Nike, according to Reuters. Avenatti and another unnamed lawyer allegedly […]

Former senior vice president and fashion director of Neiman Marcus is stepping down from his roles with the luxury retailer at the end of this week to lend his expertise to American Dream. A future New Jersey retail and entertainment center, American Dream is being developed by Triple Five Group, who […]

Roberto Cavalli creative director Paul Surridge on Monday confirmed he is exiting his role via his personal Instagram account. Rumours surfaced last week when WWD stated Surridge would imminently resign due to the frustration of a lack of investment for product and store development. Surridge, who was […]

Hollywood director James Gray is to stage his first opera in Paris in November. The maker of "The Yards", "Little Odessa" and "the Immigrant" is to direct Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees. French fashion designer Christian Lacroix will do the costumes for the starry […]

The debut of its first New York flagship in Hudson Yards is not the only change Neiman Marcus is experiencing. The luxury retailer's longtime senior vice president and fashion director Ken Downing plans to leave the company before the end of this month. Downing had been with the company for 28 years. […]

Paul Surridge is rumored to be exiting his role of creative director at Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli. The English-born designer joined the label in July 2017 after holding design positions with several brands including Burberry, Calvin Klein and Jil Sander. Since his first collection for the […]

Tom Ford has been officially named the chairman of the CFDA, following ratification from the CFDA Board earlier today. He will succeed the current chairwoman, Diane von Furstenberg effective June 2019. Von Furstenberg has been the face of the CFDA for over a decade, first named President of the CFDA […]

Italian denim label Diesel announced the upcoming departure of its CEO Marco Agnolin today. The brand told WWD that Agnolin “will continue to be part of the Diesel board in order to guarantee the completion of planned activities," despite stepping down from his role as chief executive, effective March […]

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