Cuban-American designer Isabel Toledo, who became most recognized for designing for First Lady Michelle Obama’s dress for the 2009 inaugural parade, died on Monday in New York. She was 59. According to the New York Times, Toledo died from breast cancer, as confirmed by her husband and artist Ruben Toledo. […]

MatchesFashion.com has bid goodbye to its Chief Executive Officer, Ulric Jerome. A formal announcement has not yet been made, but sources say the company’s Chief Operating Officer Tom Athron and Chief Financial Officer Fiona Greiner will take over his role in the interim. The Apax Partners-owned company […]

Nordstrom has named Teri Bariquit as its first chief marketing officer. The role has been newly created and reports to co-president Pete Nordstrom. According to her LinkedIn page, Bariquit joined the company 1986. She has held the title EVP of merchandise, planning and inventory since 2012, for which […]

Another celebrity-turned-entrepreneur, teenage actress Millie Bobby Brown has launched her own beauty brand. The 15-year-old star of Stranger Things has previously designed for Converse as a limited-edition collaboration and is now ready for a venture of her own. She announced on Instagram that her […]

Urban athletic apparel company Ryu Apparel Inc. has announced that it has appointed Camilo Lyon to the board of directors of the company. Lyon brings over two decades of corporate finance and consumer brand experience to Ryu, primarily as an equity research analyst in the U.S. focusing on global athletic […]

OPINION The Harvey Weinstein case has triggered a social movement that has barely wavered in the past two years after the scandal broke in late 2017. The constant flow of damning testimonies presented by the media and on social networks is concrete proof of the movement’s strength. These testimonies, […]

Canada Goose has named Woody Blackford their new executive vice president of design and merchandising. Blackford will join the company this fall from Columbia Sportswear Co. where he was vice president of global design an innovation. According to his LinkedIn profile, Blackford joined Columbia Sportswear […]

Anna Wintour is taking on an additional role at Vogue: global content advisor. The news comes as Condé Nast, the global media company home to brands including Vogue, GQ, Glamour, and Vanity Fair, announces a new global leadership team designed to “accelerate the company’s evolution into a 21st century […]

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