Fendi Americas has named Joanna M. Dubin their new president. She succeeds Gaetano Sciuto, who held the role for five years, and is leaving Fendi to pursue a new opportunity. Dubin will step into her new role on January 7, 2019. Sources say Sciuto is leaving to take on a role at Giorgio Armani. Dubin […]

r21 Holdings Inc, owner of American fast fashion brand Rue 21, has appointed Michael C. Appel, currently Chairman of the company’s board, to the role of Chief Executive Officer effective November 12, 2018. This is Appel’s second time in the role, as he served as the company’s interim CEO between October […]

INTERVIEW Kenzo Takada, the Japanese designer who retired at the height of his colourful career nearly 20 years ago, wants to show the world how he came up with the pathbreaking designs that helped catapult a wave of Japanese creators onto the Paris stage. After years of taking time for himself, "I […]

Lucas Ossendrijver is no longer the Creative Director of menswear at Lanvin. The fashion house announced the Dutch fashion designer is stepping down from the role he’s held for 14 years. “Lucas Ossendrijver helped the [fashion] house to enter an era of elegant minimalism that set the label apart from […]

Lisa Aiken has been appointed Moda Operandi's new women's fashion director, and Josh Peskowitz has been named the company's new men's fashion director. Aiken was previously fashion director of Yoox-Net-a-Porter. Prior to that, she was editor of Mytheresa.com and she's worked at Matchesfashion.com as […]

US fashion mogul Ralph Lauren is set to become the first American designer to receive a knighthood from the Queen in a ceremony next year. The 79-year-old designer will be made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) and will become one of only a select few […]

Craig. A Williams is Nike’s new President of the Jordan brand, effective January 14. He will be the joining the company from Coca-Cola, where he worked since 2005 serving most recently as Senior Vice President and President of the McDonald’s Division Worldwide, overseeing the beverage company’s strategic […]

The executives at beauty giant Coty seem to be running for the hills. The company, which owns a large portfolio of beauty brands including CoverGirl, Max Factor and OPI nail polish, warned investors that its sales are struggling this year. Its shares dropped by 22 percent last week after first quarter […]

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