Lanvin has parted ways with its artistic director Olivier Lapidus, less than a year after he was appointed. His exit, first revealed by WWD in an exclusive report, comes one month after Chinese conglomerate, Fosun International, acquired a majority stake in the troubled fashion house. Lapidus, who showed […]

Luxury shoe brand Tamara Mellon recently appointed Celine Khavarani as the brand's new senior vice president of communications. Coming from Marc Jacobs, she will direct all public relations and corporate communications for Tamara Mellon. After returning to a direct-to-consumer business model two years […]

Jewelry brand David Yurman just announced a new president for the brand. Tapping Carol Pennelli, she is set to take over the role effective immediately. In her role, Pennelli will oversee all functions for the company excluding design and creative. She will report directly to the cofounder, chairman […]

Christian Dior Couture has announced the appointment of Kim Jones as the new Artistic Director of Dior Homme for the ready-to-wear and accessory collections. He replaces Kris Van Assche, who has parted ways with the company after 11 years. According WWD, Van Assche will be assigned a new role within […]

Designer Kris Van Assche said Monday that he was leaving Dior Homme after 11 years at the head of the French menswear label. The departure of the Belgian creator comes only weeks after the arrival of new Christian Dior Couture chairman Pietro Beccari from Louis Vuitton. Speculation is already rife that […]

Change is coming at Nina Ricci. First, the brand officially announced that Guillame Henry has departed as creative director, and now the luxury Parisian label has announced that Charlotte Tasset has been appointed general manager of fashion and fragrances. Tasset will start in her new role on May 22, […]

Online personal styling service Stitch Fix just announced a new addition to their board of directors. The company has decided to add Kirsten Lynch to the board effective on Wednesday, March 14. In joining the board, she will be the sixth member for Stitch Fix. Currently, the board includes Steve Anderson, […]

UPDATED Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the "Little black dress" and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said Monday. Givenchy set the template for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s, dressing everyone from Princess Grace […]




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