Footwear brand R.M.Williams has named Australian actress Phoebe Tonkin as its newest brand ambassador, marking the first time ever a female has been given the official title in the brand's 88-year history. In a statement, R.M.Williams said the move was a "celebration of the strength of the key female […]

Jean-Philippe Hecquet — the chief executive officer of Lanvin — will step down from his role. He leaves the role after taking the reins of the fashion house in 2018. As the brand looks for the Hecquet’s predecessor, the chairman of Lanvin’s parent Fosun Fashion Group and head of the board of directors […]

British heritage brand Mulberry has confirmed that Johnny Coca is leaving his role as creative director after five years, at the end of March 2020. Coca joined Mulberry in 2015 from Céline where he served as head design director for leather goods, accessories, shoes and jewellery, replacing Emma Hill, […]

Hugo Boss has named Hermann Waldemer as the new chairman of its supervisory board, effective 7 May. Waldemer has been on the company’s supervisory board since 2015. Prior to joining the German fashion brand, he worked for 25 years at cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company Philip Morris International, […]

Chinese billionaire businessman Jack Ma on Friday offered the United States 500,000 coronavirus test kits and a million masks, as the country faces a shortage of kits for diagnosing the potentially deadly disease. In a statement on Twitter, the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba said, "drawing from […]

L Brands has said that board member Sarah Nash will be replacing Les Wexner as the chair of the board. The move will happen once L Brands closes on its deal to sell a majority of its stake in Victoria's Secret to Sycamore Partners. At which point, Wexner will step down as CEO of Victoria's Secret and […]

Harrods has announced that its partnerships director Guy Cheston is stepping down at the end of March. Cheston joined the iconic British department store 16 years ago to establish the company’s first media sales division, which has since grown into a partnerships team that manages commercial partnerships […]

RYU Apparel CEO and president Marcello Leone has stepped down from his position at the helm of the Candian athletic apparel brand. He will stay on the board of directors and has been appointed as executive chairman. Cesare Fazari will replace Leone as CEO on an interim basis. Fazari has over 30 years […]

Lenzing Group has announced that Stephan Trubrich assumed the new role as Vice President Capital Markets, effective as at March 01, 2020. In his capacity, the company said in a statement, Trubrich will oversee the Lenzing Group’s capital markets activities, including investor relations and ESG (environmental, […]

Shifts are happening among the top positions at Tapestry, the fashion company that owns the Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman brands. Despite the shuffle, the company announced that its chief executive officer Jide Zeitlin will remain in the role for at least three years, according to a press release […]

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