Luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur has named Michelle Ryan as its new chief executive, as part of its ongoing brand strategy to expand and grow the business internationally. Ryan started her role with Agent Provocateur on January 20, joining from footwear and accessories brand Kurt Geiger, where […]

Lasse Holger Mitterhusen, who was initially appointed on October 1, 2018 as head of design for the business segment at Olymp Bezner KG in Bietigheim-Bissingen has now taken over as Creative Director after an extensive period of learning and transition. The company said in a statement that Georg H. Füth, […]

Debenhams has appointed Beatrice Lafon as a non-executive director of Celine Jersey Topco Limited, the parent company of the British retailer. Lafon has held a number of CEO roles, including at global accessories and jewellery retailer Claire's Stores from 2014 to 2016 and most recently as interim CEO […]

French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier said Friday that his next Paris haute couture fashion show will be his last. The flamboyant creator said he would be bowing out Wednesday with a big party to mark his 50 years in the business after his latest collection hits the catwalk. His brand told AFP that his […]

Marks & Spencer has appointed Helen Wilson as its new head of merchandising for womenswear. Wilson joins from the Arcadia group, where she worked as merchandise director of Wallis from 2009, before joining Topshop as merchandising director in 2012. She also previously worked as the international commercial […]

UK’s value footwear retailer Shoe Zone plc has announced the permanent appointment of Charles Smith as Chairman. The company said, Smith is an existing board member and major shareholder of Shoe Zone with 22.2 percent shareholding and was appointed interim chairman in August 2019. Prior to that he held […]

Not long after the announcement of Stefano Tonchi leaving W for L’Officiel, another top editor is making a shift. Business of Fashion reported that Ben Cobb, the former editor-in-chief of AnotherMan will be joining LOVE to share the title of editor-in-chief with Katie Grand. Cobb left AnotherMan in […]

The industry for alternative payment solutions is growing. Afterpay, a leader in the buy-now-pay-later field has appointed David Katz to lead its product management as the new global chief product officer, effective immediately. Afterpay provides retailers a solution that allows them to offer their […]

Roy Bagattini is exiting Levi Strauss & Co. after six and a half years with the company to join Woolworths as its new CEO. Bagattini has served as executive vice president and president of Levi Strauss Americas since 2016 and will leave the position on February 16. Woolworths is a South African supermarket […]

American model Gigi Hadid appeared as a potential juror in disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein's rape and sexual assault trial on Monday, adding a fresh celebrity twist to the high-profile proceedings. Hadid, 24, raised her hand in the New York state court when Judge James Burke asked the dozens […]

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