While Black History Month is a time to celebrate visibility, representation, and achievement within the black community, the month-long fashion calendar offers up new emerging designers to be splashed across social media daily, but rarely are they people of color. Christopher John Rogers seems to have […]

The Design Academy Eindhoven (DAE) has announced Marina Otero Verzier as the new head of MA Social Design. As of September 1, Otero will replace the current head Jan Boelen. Marina Otero Verzier is an architect based in Rotterdam who studied at TU Delft, Columbia University GSAPP and in 2016, Otero […]

Rue21 is out its chief executive. The U.S.-based fast fashion brand today announced that Michael Appel will no longer serve as either CEO or chairman of the Board. He had been with the company for two and a half years and will now return to his consulting practice. The company thanked Appel in a press […]

Nigerian designer Kenneth Ize is set to make his Paris Fashion Week debut this season. The 29-year-old designer's collection is dedicated to preserving the heritage and legacy of Nigeria. To do this he draws on a network of textile artisans across Kwara, Kogi, and Lagos making indigo-resist dyed cotton […]

Gerry Weber International Ag has announced that the company has appointed Alexander Gedat, Head of the supervisory board of Gerry Weber since December 2019, as interim Chairman of the managing board. The company said in a statement that this change became necessary, after spokesman of the managing board […]

The Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG has appointed two new members to the company’s management board. The company said in a statement that Stephan Sielaff will serve as the new Chief Technology Officer effective March 1, 2020, succeeding Heiko Arnold, who left the Lenzing Group in November 2019. At the […]

The rumours surrounding Raf Simons next move has been confirmed, the Belgian designer has been named as co-creative director of Prada. Simons, will join Prada on April 2, and will work in partnership with Miuccia Prada with “equal responsibilities for creative input and decision-making,” the Italian […]

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. has announced the appointment of Joelle Grunberg as Global President of Sperry and the appointment of Tom Kennedy as Global President of the Wolverine brand. The company said in a statement that Grunberg joins Wolverine Worldwide from Lacoste, where she served as president […]

Designer Brands Inc. has announced the appointment of William “Bill” L. Jordan as Chief Growth Officer, effective immediately. The company said in a statement, previously, Jordan served as executive vice president and president, DSW since February 2019. As part of this transition, the company added, […]

Despite her tiny stature, Sinead Burke has become a force to be reckoned with in the world of fashion, pushing for designs to become accessible for all. The 29-year-old Irishwoman, just 1.05 metres (three feet and five inches) tall, has not gone unnoticed at London Fashion Week. Burke was in the front […]

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