UPDATEPaul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims. Marciano "exercised poor judgment in his communications with models and photographers and in placing himself in situations in which plausible allegations of improper […]

Worth Collection Ltd, which owns apparel brands Worth New York and W by Worth, has appointed Cindy Hall as its General Merchandise Manager/Head Merchant. Hall will be responsible for the company’s merchandising strategy, which includes product design, merchandise planning and assortment planning, Worth […]

Deirdre Findlay has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Stitch Fix, the online service in which a personal stylist picks 5 pieces of clothing for customers, based on their profile. The customer can then decide which items to keep and which ones to return. Findlay will lead all marketing, creative […]

UPDATE Designer Kate Spade, who committed suicide in New York this week, had been treated for depression and anxiety for five years, her husband said Wednesday. "She was actively seeking help for depression and anxiety over the last five years, seeing a doctor on a regular basis and taking medication […]

Wealth and success do not always guarantee a lifetime of happiness within the fashion industry, as the sudden passing of legendary designer Kate Valentine, better known as Kate Spade, sadly highlighted. The fashion entrepreneur was found dead in her New York City apartment on Tuesday morning after committing […]

Designer and mogul Kate Spade died in her New York City apartment on Tuesday morning of what is being reported as a suicide by hanging. According to the Associated Press, the housekeeping staff found the 55-year-old unresponsive at her Park Avenue home. After police arrived, she was pronounced dead […]

Ken Worzel, current president of Nordstrom.com, has been promoted by Nordstrom Inc as the company’s first Chief Digital Officer. The decision to give Worzel more responsibilities reflects Nordstrom’s goal to “accelerate its full-price and off-price strategies across e-commerce, digital and mobile, and […]

Eddie Bromberg has been appointed the new CEO of American womenswear brand Planet Blue, the company announced earlier this week. He will be replacing James Williams, who left Planet Blue earlier this year to run his own consultancy business. Bromberg brings with him years of experience in the apparel […]

Macy's, Inc. has announced that Paula A. Price will be appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective July 9, 2018. Price, the company added, will be responsible for leading the company's finance, accounting, investor relations and internal audit functions, reporting to Jeff Gennette, Macy's Chairman […]

Alexander Mattschull has become the Co-CEO of Takko Fashion while former Lidl CEO Karl-Heinz Holland signs onto the brand as a new member of the Advisory Board. Mattschull has worked with the company since 2004 and developed its foreign offices in countries like India, China and Bangladesh. He previously […]