Bertrand Guyon is no longer the design director of Schiaparelli, WWD reports. “The Schiaparelli house is grateful to Bertrand Guyon for his contribution to the haute couture activity of the house, in close collaboration with the creative studio and the atelier of the Place Vendôme house”, said the brand […]

French beauty company L’Oréal has announced in a press release that Axel Dumas, CEO of luxury fashion house Hermès, is no longer a member of the company’s board of directors because the upcoming launch of Hermès’ own cosmetics line may represent “a possible conflict of interest”. Hermès confirmed in […]

Clarks has announced the appointment of former interim CEO Stella David as its new non-executive chair. David will be replacing current chairman Tom O’Neill who will be stepping down on 3 May following the conclusion of the company’s AGM. O’Neill has served on the company’s board of directors for the […]

G-Star Raw has announced the appointment of Gwenda van Vliet to the role of Chief Marketing Officer. She will be tasked with “defining, amplifying and expanding the brand’s voice to position the business for long-term growth”, according to a press release issued today by the denim brand. “I’ve always […]

Time magazine has featured three fashion professionals on this year’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. They are Clare Waight Keller, Artistic Director of Givenchy; Jennifer Hyman, Founder and CEO of Rent the Runway; and Pierpaolo Piccioli, Creative Director of Valentino. Appointed […]

This June, the Council of Fashion Designers of America will honor Jennifer Lopez with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2019 CFDA Awards, according to an announcement released by the organization. “Jennifer Lopez uses clothes as a way to express confidence and power,” CFDA Chairwoman and designer Diane […]

The Karl Lagerfeld brand has appointed a new sales director to oversee the company's wholesale business. Nicolette Veendorp will join the brand in May, reporting directly to CEO Pier Paolo Righi and splitting her time between offices in Paris and Amsterdam. “Nicolette is an accomplished industry professional […]

J.Jill Inc. has announced on April 15 that Mark Webb will take on the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will assume this role on May 1, overseeing finance, tax, accounting, treasury, investor relations, company planning, and real estate, according to the company’s announcement. […]

Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher is reportedly expected to step down within the next few days, a week after the department store chain fell into administration and was taken over by its lenders. A source close to Bucher told the BBC: "Having stayed on and got the refinancing in place, Sergio thinks now would […]

Intu has appointed Cheryl Millington as an independent non-executive director, effective on the conclusion of Intu’s annual General Meeting on May 3. Millington has held a number of senior digital and technology leadership roles across a variety of sectors, including retail and financial services, most […]

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