Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of the eponymous clothing brand, died Monday at the age of 77 after an illness, the Italian group announced. "Gilberto Benetton died at home today in Treviso (northeast Italy) following a brief illness," the Benetton group said in a brief statement. "His wife Lalla, daughters […]

“I left a brilliant business and it’s taken a wrong direction”, said Superdry’s co-founder, Julian Dunkerton, who stepped down from the company in March, in an interview to UK newspaper The Sunday Times. “I can’t sit back and watch 30 years of my life be gently eroded”, added the businessman, signaling […]

British luxury brand Smythson has appointed Xavier Rougeaux as chief executive officer, effective October 2018, as it looks to enhance the brands “omnichannel experience and boost global awareness”. Rougeaux, who previously served as chief commercial officer at Smythson during a period of international […]

Online personal styling service Stitch Fix has announced that Mikkel Svane, founder and CEO of Zendesk, the Danish company that builds software for customer service, is the newest member in its board of directors. “Mikkel’s vision for Zendesk has redefined expectations of what great customer service […]

Serge Ruffieux will no longer be Carven’s creative director, following the label’s acquisition by Chinese apparel company Icicle. The 4.2 million euro deal covers job contracts for 72 out of 73 employees -- all but Ruffieux, according to the document approved by the Paris commercial court, obtained […]

Andrea Baldo is Ganni’s new CEO, effective October 22, according to a statement issued by the Danish womenswear brand today. He will succeed co-founder Nicolaj Reffstrup, who was the label’s CEO since 2009. “We are very excited at having Andrea on board. He has an in-depth knowledge of the industry, […]

British hosiery and underwear brand Heist, founded in 2015 with the aim of disrupting the 110 billion US dollar global underwear industry, has appointed Fiona Fairhurst as its vice president of innovation. Fairhurst, rose to fame during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games as the inventor of a full bodysuit […]

London -- Italian brand Benetton has named Jean-Charles de Castelbajac as the new artistic director of both its men's and women's collections. The veteran fashion designer - who made a name for himself with his bold and colourful artistic flair - hopes to revitalise the brand’s designs. Fashion for […]

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