Raf Simons’ tenure at Calvin Klein has drawn accolades from the fashion community (the designer scored its third CFDA award in two years back in June), but it seems the critical acclaim has not translated into sales as much as Emanuel Chirico, Chairman and CEO of Calvin Klein’s parent company PVH Corp, […]

British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn has named his brother Graeme Raeburn as performance director of his eponymous brand, as the label approaches its ten-year anniversary in 2019. Graeme Raeburn joins the sustainable British fashion brand, known for its ‘Remade, Reduced, Recycled’ design ethos, […]

Dirk Reynders has been appointed as the new director of Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) with effect from 1 February 2019. Dr Dirk Reynders - who is best known as an experienced lecturer and guest speaker, and who has also made his mark in the media and communication field - will be succeeding Irene […]

Priya Ahluwalia, a master’s graduate from the University of Westminster, London, has been announced as the winner of the 2019 H&M Design Award. She will receive 50,000 euros (approximately 57,000 US dollars or 45,000 pounds) as an incentive to start her fashion career. Now in its eighth year, the H&M […]

Esprit has appointed Mia Ouakim to the role of Chief Product and Brand Officer, following the announcement of major changes to the company’s brand and product strategy earlier this week. Ouakim will oversee the product creation and design of all product divisions, as well as the consistent execution […]

Italian luxury men’s wear label, Corneliani SpA has got a new Chief Executive Officer in Luigi Ferrando, reports WWD. Ferrando replaces current CEO Paolo Roviera, who has left the business. The report quoted a statement from the company saying: “it confirms the development goals of the Corneliani brand, […]

Spice girl turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her label with the launch of a YouTube channel where she will be sharing styling and beauty tips. “I’m really really excited to be able to reach out to my customer, get to know him and her better”, she said in […]

Jack Ma, founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is among the world's richest people but he has now emerged as a member of another club: China's 89-million-strong Communist Party. The billionaire's Communist bona fides were revealed by the People's Daily, the party's official mouthpiece, in an article […]

Columbia Sportswear Company has announced the appointment of John Soh as Vice President and General Manager of China, effective February 2019. In his new role, the company said, Soh will report to Doug Morse, Senior Vice President of Emerging Brands and APAC. “John’s long experience in footwear and […]

French sportswear label Lacoste has confirmed that Jamie Givens joined the brand as its new chief executive officer of UK and Ireland on October 5. Givens, who joins Lacoste from Levi’s, where he has spent 8 years in various senior positions in sales and marketing, has been tasked with accelerating […]

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