Luxury footwear designer Terry de Havilland, famously known as the “rock’n’roll cobbler”, has passed away aged 81. His eponymous brand confirmed the sad news on its Instagram page, stating: “It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Terry de Havilland has died aged 81. Known as the ‘rock’n […]

Sabine Skarule, a graduate from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium, has been named the winner of H&M’s annual design awards. The Latvian designer was announced as the winner on Thursday evening in Berlin after her collection, inspired by the craft of her home country, was selected by […]

Marks & Spencer has appointed Arcadia’s former creative director Anthony Cassidy as its new head of brand creative. Cassidy will join the British retailer in the Spring and will report to clothing and home marketing director Nathan Ansell. He is the latest of a number of recent hires at Marks & […]

As the new year approaches, Marni is shifting its leadership. It was announced on November 26 that the Italian brand’s chief executive officer, Stefano Biondo, is exiting the luxury label along with its parent company, OTB. Barbara Càlo, who will be the brand’s general manager, will succeed him. She […]

Next year Van Gils will expand in Norway and as of November 2019 Morten Kvale will take on the role of Sales Manager Norway for the iconic dutch lifestyle brand Van Gils. Morten Kvale started his career in the fashion industry in 1991, taking on various roles for multiple fashion brands since that time. […]

Taiwanese-Canadian actor and supermodel Godfrey Gao, the first Asian to be the face of Louis Vuitton, died while filming a TV show in China on Wednesday. The 35-year-old Gao collapsed in the eastern city of Ningbo while on the set of "Chase Me", a competitive sports reality show in China's Zhejiang […]

Asos has announced the appointment of Robert Birge as its first Chief Growth Officer. The company said in a statement that Birge, a seasoned e-commerce and marketing executive, joins the company on December 3, 2019 and will report to CEO, Nick Beighton. Commenting on Birge’s appointment, Nick Beighton, […]

Daniell Vitale is headed to Tiffany & Co. The former Barneys CEO had stepped down from her previous position as Authentic Brands Group solidified its deal to acquire the bankrupt company. Vitale will now serve as executive vice president-chief brand officer of the luxury jewelry brand, effective December […]

Landsec, the property firm which owns shopping destinations Westgate Oxford, Bluewater in Kent, Trinity Leeds and St David’s, has appointed Mark Allan as its next chief executive officer. Allan, who is currently CEO of St Modwen Properties Plc, a role he has held since 1 November 2016, will take up […]

Daria Burke, formerly the leader of fashion and retail advertising partnerships for Facebook, has been snagged by TechStyle Fashion Group, the global retail company that owns Fabletics, Savage X Fenty, JustFab, ShoeDazzle and FabKids. Burke will serve as chief marketing officer of fast-growing apparel, […]

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