Former chief executive officer of American Apparel Paula Schneider is moving out of fashion and into a new career. After working at various retail companies, she was recently confirmed as the new president and chief executive officer of Susan G. Komen. The breast cancer organization's headquarters are […]

TIMELINE London - The sudden death of French-Tunisian designer and couturier Azzedine Alaïa caught the industry by surprise this weekend. Alaïa, who died of heart failure this Saturday, is set to be buried in the iconic blue and white village of Sidi Bou Said in a ceremony overseen by supermodel Naomi […]

Supermodel Naomi Campbell and Tunisia's president led mourners in a final tribute Monday to French-Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died this month aged 77 after winning a worldwide following. Campbell and fellow fashion icon Farida Khelfa, close friends of Alaia, accompanied his remains […]

Tunisian-born Paris-based designer and couturier Azzedine Alaïa died on Saturday aged 77. The cause of death was confirmed as heart failure. Known as 'the designer's designer," the diminutive Alaïa was a well respected pillar of the fashion community, and tributes to his talent came from far and wide, […]

Eurovet Americas just appointed a new general manager. The U.S. division of the trade show Eurovet just hired on Raphael Camp to take over the position. The company brought on Camp to succeed Pierre-Nicolas Hurstel. The company is known for putting on other trade shows including apparel, lingerie, and […]

Simon Whitehouse, the chief executive officer of J.W. Anderson, will be leaving his post to pursue other opportunities. The story was first reported by WWD. Whitehouse joined J.W. Anderson in 2014 after LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton took a minority stake in the company. Prior to joining J.W. Anderson, […]

Olivela, the philanthropic luxury retail e-commerce platform founded by social entrepreneur Stacey Boyd, has named former Barneys exec Christopher Martinez as executive creative director. Martinez, who was formerly digital creative director of Barneys New York, overseeing the redesign of Barneys.com […]

For the upcoming Womenswear in Nevada (WWIN) show in Las Vegas for February 2018, there will be a new director in place. The bi-annual show recently just appointed Desiree Hanson as its Vice President of fashion events. Previously, Hanson has worked as director of luxury retail business for The NPD […]

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