In a move that caught many in the fashion industry off guard, Daniel Kearns, artistic director of high end specialty brand Faconnable, has left his position at the company. His departure was confirmed last Friday by Women's Wear Daily, but, he has yet to offer any comment on the matter. Kearns joined […]

Edun, the ethical men’s and womenswear brand founded by Ali Hewson and her husband Bono, has named Julien Labat as its new chief executive officer, effective May 1. Labat, former Carven commercial director, succeeds Janice Sullivan who is stepping down from the role after five years to pursue “other […]

Diane von Furstenburg has finally named her new CEO. The man who will be taking over the fashion house founded by one of the greatest living legends of the fashion design world will be Paolo Riva. It took von Furstenburg two years before she finally found someone suitable enough to take charge of her […]

Sportswear brand Puma has appointed Martyn Bowen as general manager of Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA) with immediate effect, succeeding Volfango Bondi who has left the company to “pursue other opportunities”. Bowen joined Puma in 1995 and has held various roles in the sportswear giant including […]

Yoox, the heavily discounted designer apparel website, has hired Enrico Cavatorta as their new chief financial and corporate officer. Cavatorta will step into his new role on Monday, April 27th, 2015. Cavatorta arrives at Yoox after fifteen years at Luxottica Group, the world's largest eyewear company […]

Supermarket giant Tesco has named Michelle McEttrick as its group brand director, following its biggest annual record losses last week. McEttrick, the former chief marketing officer of global retail bank Barclays, joins the supermarket chain on May 18, and it is hoped that her expertise will assist […]

Aéropostale has announced future changes to the composition of its Board of Directors. Robert B. Chavez has told the company that he will not seek re-election to the company's board of Directors at the 2015 Annual Stockholder Meeting due to his responsibilities and time commitments as President and […]

Tod's has a new man in town on their board of directors. Former Coty CEO Michele Scannavini. Scannavini will be leaving his executive roots behind him, and will be stepping into a non-executive, independent role for Tod's SpA, which is the company that owns luxury brands such as Tod's, Hogan, Roger […]

Jeremy Langmead, former editor in chief of Mr Porter.com and brother site to Net-a-Porter.com, is returning to the ecommerce group. From June 1, he will take on the newly created role of brand and content director, after working the past year at Christie's in London as chief content officer. In his […]

Luxury artisanal brand Maiyet, launched by human rights lawyer Paul Van Zyl in 2010, has named former design director at Alexander Wang, Declan Kearney as its creative director. Kearney will be responsible for all ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as advertising campaigns and brand imagery, and […]

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