Virgil Abloh, the founder of cult streetwear label Off-White, has been appointed the new artistic director of Louis Vuitton menswear, succeeding Kim Jones. The hire has made waves within the fashion industry, as although the Chicago designer has no formal fashion training, his brand has had an unprecedented […]

Louis Vuitton on Monday confirmed Virgil Abloh will take over as its new artistic director of menswear. Abloh, who is the founder of streetwear label Off-White, succeeds Kim Jones and is due to show his first collection in June during Paris Men’s Fashion Week. In a statement Michael Burke, chairman […]

ModCloth has officially tapped the talents of Antonio Nieves to streamline the company's growth. The fashion-forward retailer confirmed that Nieves will be taking over the role as chief executive officer officially. As the former chief financial officer of Bonobos, Nieves will work with Modcloth to […]

Luxury consignment e-tailer The Real Real has announced the appointment of Jun-Sheng Li as chief operating officer and Len Eschweiler as Chief Revenue Officer. With continued rapid year-over-year company growth, The RealReal's new executive team will be poised to help them continue growing as a company. […]

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 […]

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