Luxury French conglomerate Kering has named Grégory Boutté as chief client and digital officer, effective immediately. Boutté, who most recently worked for start-up Udemy, which provides 15 million students the opportunity to take online courses, will report directly to Jean-François Palus, managing […]

London - Donatella Versace, Artistic Director at Versace, and Maria Grazia Chiuri, Creative Director at Dior, are set to be honored at The Fashion Awards 2017. Versace will receive the Fashion Icon Award and Chirui will be awarded the Swarovski Award for Positive Change during the ceremony, which is […]

VF International has announced a number of senior leadership changes within its Europe, Middle East and Africa jeanswear organisation. Johan De Niel has been promoted to vice president of Wrangler EMEA, and Peter Kats has been promoted to vice president of Lee EMEA, with both leading the design, product, […]

Arcadia’s flagship brands Topshop and Topman has named Anthony Cuthbertson as global design director. Cuthbertson, who was most recently design director of Just Cavalli and previously served as the creative director of Australian denim and contemporary label Sass and Bide, will join the fashion retail […]

Former chief executive officer of American Apparel Paula Schneider is moving out of fashion and into a new career. After working at various retail companies, she was recently confirmed as the new president and chief executive officer of Susan G. Komen. The breast cancer organization's headquarters are […]

TIMELINE London - The sudden death of French-Tunisian designer and couturier Azzedine Alaïa caught the industry by surprise this weekend. Alaïa, who died of heart failure this Saturday, is set to be buried in the iconic blue and white village of Sidi Bou Said in a ceremony overseen by supermodel Naomi […]

Supermodel Naomi Campbell and Tunisia's president led mourners in a final tribute Monday to French-Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died this month aged 77 after winning a worldwide following. Campbell and fellow fashion icon Farida Khelfa, close friends of Alaia, accompanied his remains […]

Tunisian-born Paris-based designer and couturier Azzedine Alaïa died on Saturday aged 77. The cause of death was confirmed as heart failure. Known as 'the designer's designer," the diminutive Alaïa was a well respected pillar of the fashion community, and tributes to his talent came from far and wide, […]

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