Surprise, surprise: Virginie Viard will not be alone at the creative helm of Chanel. Although she was announced as the label’s new Artistic Director on the day of Karl Lagerfeld’s passing, one week later the French fashion house decided to appoint two people to share the role, according to Vogue. Image […]

Australia has named British-born and raised menswear designer Christian Kimber as the winner of its 2019 National Designer Award, at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF). The National Designer Award, now in its 23rd year is Australia’s most esteemed fashion award and celebrates and […]

Margaret Hayes, president and CEO of Fashion Group International, died on Thursday from breast cancer, the non-profit organization announced on its website. She was 79. With over 5,000 members, Fashion Group International aims to help the fashion industry to become more effective by providing insights […]

When Bruno Sialelli was announced as Lanvin's creative director a month ago, he had a very tough task ahead of him. The brand's iconic creative director, Alber Elbaz, had been ousted, his successor, Bouchra Jarrar, didn't have the formula for success that shareholders were hoping for, and her successor, […]

Frenchman Philippe Charriol, founder of the luxury watch and jewellery brand that bears his name, was killed in an car accident at the Le Castellet racing track in southeast France on Wednesday, a circuit official said. "During a car-racing session that was taking place on the Circuit Paul Ricard... […]

The University of Pennsylvania will name its School of Design for Stuart Weitzman. The footwear designer had graduated from the university's Wharton School for business in 1963, and has since continued to support the university philanthropically and through engagement with academic activities. The newly […]

In an effort to increase diversity and inclusiveness, Nordstrom appointed two new board members. The American retailer has one seat available follow the unfortunate loss of co-president Blake Nordstrom, and sitting board member Phil Satre plans to vacate his seat when his term ends this May. The two […]

Chris Benz has been appointed Head of Women’s Design at J.Crew, effective immediately. He’s joining the company from Bill Blass, where he had been serving as Creative Director since 2015. This is not the first time Benz works for J.Crew: he worked there as womenswear designer for a year after graduating […]

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