The University of Pennsylvania will name its School of Design for Stuart Weitzman. The footwear designer had graduated from the university's Wharton School for business in 1963, and has since continued to support the university philanthropically and through engagement with academic activities. The newly […]

In an effort to increase diversity and inclusiveness, Nordstrom appointed two new board members. The American retailer has one seat available follow the unfortunate loss of co-president Blake Nordstrom, and sitting board member Phil Satre plans to vacate his seat when his term ends this May. The two […]

Chris Benz has been appointed Head of Women’s Design at J.Crew, effective immediately. He’s joining the company from Bill Blass, where he had been serving as Creative Director since 2015. This is not the first time Benz works for J.Crew: he worked there as womenswear designer for a year after graduating […]

RewardStyle, the global influencer marketing company behind LiketoKnow.it, the influencer-driven shopping app, has named nine new executives including a chief financial officer and chief revenue officer, as it looks to accelerate what it is calling its “high growth” phase of global retail and marketing […]

INTERVIEW At just 15 years old, Ontario-based Evan Sharma has aptly been labeled a “prodigy” for his contributions to the art community despite his young age. After selling numerous paintings internationally for upwards of 20 thousand dollars in global auctions, the young designer is entering the fashion […]

A private ceremony was held for the cremation of late designer Karl Lagerfeld just outside of Paris on Friday. The designer had always made it clear that he did not wish for a public funeral ceremony to be held after his death. The private ceremony that did take place was attended by Lagerfeld's longtime […]

Global denim brand Levi Strauss and Co. has appointed Katia Walsh as senior vice president and chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer, to help the company translate and utilise data analytics to drive business value and competitive advantage. Walsh, a former Vodafone executive, will join […]

Paul Andrew, previously the women's creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo, has been promoted to the role of creative director for the brand. The Italian luxury label made the announcement two days ahead of its Women's Fall 2019 runway show, scheduled for Saturday in Milan. Andrew joined Salvatore […]

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