Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet has extended her term as chairman of the British Style Council until the end of the year. Massenet, who was recently named a Dame in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, will continue to lead the executive board’s strategy, be a spokesperson, figurehead and industry […]

Former financial director at fashion retailer Monsoon Accessorize, Paul Allen, who was asked to step in as Chief Executive Officer on a interim basis following John Browett departure last year is to take up the role permanently, reports Drapers. Following Browett sudden exit in February 2015, Allen […]

Former model and legendary stylist Grace Coddington has resigned from her role as creative director of American Vogue. Business of Style announced the news, saying that she will now be taking on a “growing number of external projects alongside her styling duties at the magazine”. While she is stepping […]

Russian-born jeweller Alexandre Reza, whose elite clientele included the lover of the late Princess Diana, has died in Geneva aged 93, his Paris-based company announced Tuesday. Reza died Friday after a long illness, having transferred his business to his son Olivier in 2008. On the fateful night in […]

British high street fashion retailer Warehouse has appointed Topshop digital director Kate Walmsley as its customer director, as part of the brand’s relaunch this year. Walmsley will join the Warehouse management team to take up the newly created role of customer director later this year and will report […]

The search for a new leader has finally come to an end for German sportswear giant adidas, as the group has named Kasper Rorsted as its successor to its long-standing Chief Executive Officer, Herbert Hainer. "Kasper Rorsted is a passionate runner, skier and football fan. Therefore I am convinced that, […]

Office has named Michael Mark, currently chief executive of South African fashion retailer Truworths, which acquired the footwear retailer from Silverfleet Capital in November 2015. Truworths is one of Africa’s leading fashion retailers, with more than 650 stores in South Africa and 40 in the rest of […]

Online British menswear label Spoke has announced the appointment of former Thomas Pink merchandise director Morgan Fowles as its Chief Operating Officer. In her role within the start up London-based label, Fowles will oversee the entire product development journey from start to finish to ensure the […]

UPDATE British department store group Debenhams has confirmed the appointment of Sir Ian Cheshire as Chairman and non-executive director. The former Kingfisher chief executive, is set to take over the reigns from Nigel Northridge, who will step down from the role after a six year tenure this April, […]

John Lewis has appointed James Prince as Head of branch at its department store in Leeds, set to open in autumn 2016. John Lewis will invest 37 million pounds (53.1 million dollars) in the 255,000 square foot department store, one of the largest outside London. James Prince will lead the team of 550 […]

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