Stéphane Roche has been announced as the new CEO of ailing French group Vivarte, effective March 4. He will join President Patrick Puy in implementing a relaunch brand for the two company’s two remaining brands, La Halle and Caroll, following the sale of André, Kookai, San Marina, Chevignon and Naf […]

Ted Baker has confirmed that founder and chief executive officer Ray Kelvin has resigned with immediate effect. Kelvin took a voluntary leave of absence from his role as chief executive of Ted Baker in December 2018, after allegations of misconduct were made against him for “forced hugging” and harassment. […]

Longtime chief marketing officer and right hand to Stella McCartney, Stephane Jaspar is leaving the company. Jaspar had been with the brand since 2003, working across PR, marketing, digital and license. His work helped the brand grow as well as expand its mission for sustainability over the past 16 […]

Surprise, surprise: Virginie Viard will not be alone at the creative helm of Chanel. Although she was announced as the label’s new Artistic Director on the day of Karl Lagerfeld’s passing, one week later the French fashion house decided to appoint two people to share the role, according to Vogue. Image […]

Australia has named British-born and raised menswear designer Christian Kimber as the winner of its 2019 National Designer Award, at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF). The National Designer Award, now in its 23rd year is Australia’s most esteemed fashion award and celebrates and […]

Margaret Hayes, president and CEO of Fashion Group International, died on Thursday from breast cancer, the non-profit organization announced on its website. She was 79. With over 5,000 members, Fashion Group International aims to help the fashion industry to become more effective by providing insights […]

When Bruno Sialelli was announced as Lanvin's creative director a month ago, he had a very tough task ahead of him. The brand's iconic creative director, Alber Elbaz, had been ousted, his successor, Bouchra Jarrar, didn't have the formula for success that shareholders were hoping for, and her successor, […]

Frenchman Philippe Charriol, founder of the luxury watch and jewellery brand that bears his name, was killed in an car accident at the Le Castellet racing track in southeast France on Wednesday, a circuit official said. "During a car-racing session that was taking place on the Circuit Paul Ricard... […]




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