Friends and loved ones said goodbye Thursday to American fashion designer Kate Spade at a funeral in Kansas City, Missouri, birthplace of the 55-year-old who committed suicide two weeks ago. Spade was one of the biggest names in American fashion, known especially for her sleek handbags. An additional […]

PacSun has promoted Alfred Chang as President according to a release published by SGB Media. He will report to Mike Egeck, CEO of PSEB, a new operating company composed of Eddie Bauer and PacSun. The company said in a statement that Chang was most recently PacSun’s executive vice president of men’s […]

Ex-Cath Kisdton executive, Michelle Ojulah is joining Marks and Spencer Plc (M&S) on June 25, 2018, as Head of kidswear buying. Confirming her appointment, M&S spokesperson told Yankeemagazines that this follows an internal move with Carla Petersen moving to the menswear department. AT M&S, Ojulah will […]

The Interparfums-owned fashion house Rochas has appointed Italian designer Federico Curradi as the new creative head of its menswear. Announcing his arrival at Rochas on Instagram, Curradi said: “It is a real honour for me to accept the position as Men’s Creative Director for Rochas.The Parisian legacy […]

Sneaker marketplace Goat has announced the appointment of Lizzie Francis as its first chief operating officer. Francis, who will report to Goat’s CEO and co-founder, Eddy Lu, is set to oversee Goat’s global expansion and improve the shopping experience for female consumers.”Lizzie’s world-class experience […]

After serving in the position for almost over a decade, Ted Baker Plc’s womenswear director, Catherine Scorey has decided to part ways with the company. Confirming her departure from the company to Yankeemagazines, Ted Baker spokesperson said: “We would like to thank Catherine for her contribution to […]

TIMELINEVirgil Abloh has taken the fashion world by storm. Thanks to his mix of streetwear and luxury, the self-taught African-american designer has earned himself a cult following and a series of high-profile collaborations, including Nike, Vans, Umbro, Moncler and Ikea. Since March, he divides himself […]

Luxury womenswear brand Victoria Beckham has named former Diane Von Furstenberg CEO Paolo Riva as its new chief executive. Riva, who left Diane Von Furstenberg in 2016 after 18-months as chief executive, will join Victoria Beckham in September, succeeding Zach Duane who left last year. In a statement […]

J.Crew Group, Inc. has named Johanna Uurasjarvi as its Chief Design Officer. The company said, she will be responsible for guiding the overall design direction for the J.Crew brand and report to Jim Brett, J.Crew Group’s CEO. "Johanna brings more than 25 years of fashion and design experience with a […]

After Kenny Wilson, who joined as the new CEO at Dr. Martens in May, another top level executive from Cath Kidston has made a move to the footwear company. Confirming the development to Yankeemagazines, the company said, Geert Peeters is joining the business as Chief Operating Officer, the same position […]