Derek Lovelock has confirmed that he is to stand down as chairman of British fashion retailer Jack Wills by the end of 2017, after joining the board a year ago to "pursue other interests". The fashion and lifestyle brand said that Richard Wyatt, vice-chairman of Rothschilds, will take over as non-executive […]

Footwear and accessories retailer Dune London has named James Radford as its new international and wholesale director to drive forward the brand’s international growth. Former general manager at FitFlop, Radford also served as head of merchandising international business at Rockport. Dune London chief […]

London - The French couturier behind the iconic bandage dress and founder of Hervé Léger, Hervé L. Leroux, has passed away at the age of 60. Leroux’s death was announced by the Federation of Fashion and Ready-to-Wear Couturiers and Fashion Designers (Fédération de la haute couture et de la mode) on […]

Outdoor apparel and footwear brand The North Face has named Tim Hamilton as head of global creative, effective immediately. Hamilton, a veteran designer of more than 20-years experience in design and large-scale collaborations including his own eponymous label, will be responsible for the creative direction […]

American fashion designer Alexander Wang has stepped down as chief executive of his namesake label, effective immediately, and will be replaced by former Goop and Martha Stewart Omnimedia executive Lisa Gerth. At Goop, Gersh served as chief executive and oversaw its Goop-branded products and advertising […]

Samual Irving Newhouse Jr, better known as Si, the scion of Condé Nast, died on Sunday age 89. The second generation media mogul was one of the most influential figures in the publishing world. As the owner of magazines including Vogue, GQ and The New Yorker, Mr. Newhouse wielded an enormous influence […]

K-Swiss Global Brands (KSGB) has just announced a new president for Supra Footwear and KR3W Denim Co. The South Korean company, which owns a portfolio of brands including the two aforementioned, decided to add Steve Harden to take over the position for the streetwear labels. In his new role, Harden […]

INTERVIEWAs the fashion industry continues to grow, the competition for jobs becomes more fierce every year. Lindsay Stevens from Kirk Palmer Associates specializes in executive recruitment in the retail, beauty, and fashion space on the West Coast. With 15 years of marketing strategy expertise from […]

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