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 […]

INTERVIEW Most industry insiders argue that it was only a matter of time before Alexa Chung - tv presenter, model and allround British celebrity darling - launched her own fashion label. But for Alexa Chung, the journey from model to tv presenter to designer muse and now creative director was not as […]

Vince just hired on a new key player for its team. The contemporary label just announced that it brought on Patrik Ervell as its new designer for menswear. He will join the team this October as vice president of men's design at Vince. In his role, he will oversee the overall product design and will […]

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