The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has promoted CaSandra Diggs to the role of president. Diggs is a CFDA veteran, having worked at the organization since 2001. Prior to her new role as president, Diggs was the CFDA's chief administrative and financial officer. In her new role she will […]

Tom Herbst has been named interim chief marketing officer of Athleta, the Gap Inc.-owned women's athleticwear brand. Herbst will lead the marketing team and drive strategies as the company continues its search to fill the role permanently, as Retail Dive originally reported. Herbst joined Athleya last […]

INTERVIEW A streamlined approach to public relations and event management is the ethos behind Very New York, the just launched bi-coastal agency co-founded by R Scott French, CFDA member designer, media expert, event planner, co-founder and editor in chief of; and Mai Vu, fashion […]

US fashion e-tailer Revolve has announced that retail industry veteran Melanie Cox is joining its board of directors, as well as the audit and compensation committees, effective immediately. Cox who is chief executive of Backcountry, a leading online retailer of premium outdoor sports gear and apparel, […]

The designer musical chairs rumor mill has been swirling regarding Riccardo Tisci's creative director position at Burberry. However, Burberry has confirmed that Riccardo Tisci will not be leaving the brand. The news was reported by The Financial Times. So far, the label's shares have declined 40 percent […]

Joe’s Blackbook Sessions emerged early in Covid's shutdown in a bid to keep industry conversation ongoing. So far the Sessions have featured Ben Pruess, President North America Retail, Tommy Hilfiger; Anthony Cuthbertson, Global Design Director, Topshop; menswear designer Robert Geller; and Josh LeVine, […]

Adam Meek has been appointed as the first general manager of footwear and accessories for Canada Goose. He will lead development and execution of the company's global footwear strategy and oversee the accessories collection in the newly created role. The executive joins Canada Goose with over 20 years […]

Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, considered a pioneer of the country's industry and known for his work with David Bowie, has died of leukaemia aged 76, his daughter announced on Monday. "He left this world peacefully, surrounded by loved ones," actress Mirai Yamamoto announced on Instagram. […]

Troy Young, the president of Hearst Magazines, has resigned effective immediately. The publishing executive found himself in hot water this week over a New York Times Article that detailed troublesome behavior during his time working at Hearst. The article detailed very specific instances of Young's […]

Hermès’ artistic director of its women’s product universe is to leave the company after 17 years. Bali Barret, who joined the French luxury house in 2003 as artistic director of its silk department, has tendered her resignation and will leave the company in the next quarter. Dubbed by Elle as Hermès’ […]




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