The board of directors of Kering unanimously nominated Ginevra Elkann as the replacement for Laurence Boone, who resigned her directorship following her appointment as chief economist of the OECD. The company said, Elkann’s nomination as a new independent director will be submitted to shareholders for […]

The British Fashion Council has announced that South-Sudanese British model and activist, Alek Wek, and British actor, writer and comedian, Jack Whitehall, will be hosting the Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski. International cover star and catwalk model, Alek Wek, has worked with names […]

Serge Ruffieux confirmed his departure from the role of Creative Director at French label Carven today. The fashion designer, who previously worked as Head Designer for Christian Dior’s women’s ready-to-wear, said on Instagram: “I have cherished these past 18 months at Carven, a big thank you to my […]

The US-China trade war is the "stupidest thing in the world," Alibaba e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma declared at an import fair that China opened Monday partly to counter foreign criticism of its trade policies. Ma, who recently took back an earlier pledge to create a million jobs in the US -- blaming the […]

Alain Chevalier, one of the founders of French luxury giant LVMH, passed away at his home in Megève, France, on Thursday, aged 87. The news was reported by French newspaper le Figaro. A statement released on Sunday by the Élysée Palace, the official residence of French President Emmanuel Macron, said: […]

Neal J. Fox has announced he is stepping down as president and CEO of American luxury leather goods brand Mark Cross. The company is expected to name his successor in the coming weeks. “We took what was a storied but lost American luxury brand and brought it back to life,” Fox said to WWD. “We have […]

Debenhams managing director of retail, digital, food and events, Ross Clemmow, is leaving the company next year as he takes a new position as managing director of Bridgepoint, the private equity firm that owns Fat Face. The news comes just a week after Debenhams announced a 491.5 million pound loss […]

Love them or hate them, Crocs are here to stay, and if the Post Malone x Crocs Dimitri Clog is anything to go by, the brand's future looks bright. Multi-platinum-recording artist and self-confessed Croc enthusiast Post Malone today launched his collaboration with the US footwear brand, and the line […]

Global Fashion Group (GFG), has appointed Erica Berchtold as Chief Executive Officer of The Iconic. Berchtold, the company said will join in February 2019 and take over from Patrick Schmidt, who has served as CEO since 2013. Schmidt, the company added, took on the role of Co-CEO of Global Fashion Group […]

Cherokee Global Brands has appointed Evan Hengel to the company’s board of directors. Hengel, the company said, will serve as a director of the company effective immediately. “Evan is an inspirational leader and the perfect addition to our Board of Directors,” said Henry Stupp, Chief Executive Officer […]

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