Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, considered a pioneer of the country's industry and known for his work with David Bowie, has died of leukaemia aged 76, his daughter announced on Monday. "He left this world peacefully, surrounded by loved ones," actress Mirai Yamamoto announced on Instagram. […]

Troy Young, the president of Hearst Magazines, has resigned effective immediately. The publishing executive found himself in hot water this week over a New York Times Article that detailed troublesome behavior during his time working at Hearst. The article detailed very specific instances of Young's […]

Hermès’ artistic director of its women’s product universe is to leave the company after 17 years. Bali Barret, who joined the French luxury house in 2003 as artistic director of its silk department, has tendered her resignation and will leave the company in the next quarter. Dubbed by Elle as Hermès’ […]

Fashion group OTB has announced the appointment of Gianfranco Gianangeli as the new CEO of Parisian fashion house Maison Margiela. Gianangeli, who will join the brand in September and report to group CEO Ubaldo Minelli, has held various managerial positions across luxury fashion, such as global retail […]

British fashion and lifestyle brand White Stuff has appointed the former CEO of Missguided online, Gareth Jones, as a non-executive director. Jones has previously held roles as non-executive director at Moss Bros, as group deputy CEO and COO at The Very Group, and as CEO of Muscle Food. White Stuff […]

Online fashion rental platform Rent the Runway has announced the appointment of Ellen Shultz as chief people officer and Larry Steinberg as chief technology officer. Shultz, who will begin her new role on 8 September, has over 20 years experience working on people strategies and is tasked with accelerating […]

Tesco’s clothing brand, F&F, has appointed Jan Marchant as its new CEO. Marchant has been standing in as interim CEO for the brand after previous CEO Richard Price exited the company seven months ago to rejoin Marks & Spencer as managing director, clothing and home. A Tesco spokesperson said: “We’re […]

Rent the Runway is transforming its leadership team with the appointments of Ellen Shultz as chief people officer. She will join the company on September 8. Shultz joins Rent the Runway with over 20 years of experience in developing people strategies and building diverse and inclusive organizations. […]

INTERVIEW What’s in store for fashion and retail in the second half of 2020 has become the million dollar question. Should the industry return to tried and true strategies or strike out on a new quest for innovation? Seeking answers FashionUnited spoke to Lilly Berelovich, President and Chief Creative […]

prada has a new man at its communications helm. the company appointed christopher bugg their group director. came on board in january as marketing and director for asia.> In his new role Bugg will be overseeing communications strategies across all of Prada's brands. Prior to joining Prada, Bugg was […]

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