INTERVIEWYimin Deng graduated from Parsons with a BFA in Fashion and a personal mandate to improve fashion industry practices around the world. While a student he made a life-changing visit to Sri Lanka with non-profit organization Remake, an event which steered his course since. When he observed forty […]

British fashion and lifestyle brand Jack Wills has appointed Claire Wain as its chief financial officer. Wain, who currently holds the same role at UK fashion retailer Jigsaw, will report to Jack Wills CEO Suzanne Harlow when she joins the company in April. Prior to working at Jigsaw, Wain was director […]

Italian denim label Diesel announced the upcoming departure of its CEO Marco Agnolin today. The brand told WWD that Agnolin “will continue to be part of the Diesel board in order to guarantee the completion of planned activities," despite stepping down from his role as chief executive, effective March […]

British menswear retailer Moss Bros has announced the appointment of Joules CEO Colin Porter as a non-executive director, with immediate effect. Porter, who has been the CEO of Joules since 2010 and oversaw the successful IPO of the business on to AIM in May 2016, will become chairman of Moss Bros when […]

Under Armour, Inc. has announced the appointment of Kasey Jarvis as its new Chief Design Officer. The company said in a statement, with nearly 20 years of experience in apparel, footwear, equipment, industrial and automotive design, Jarvis brings proven talent and expertise to the company. He will report […]

Van de Velde has announced that Karel Verlinde will join the company as Chief Financial Officer from April 22, 2019. The company added that reporting to Marleen Vaesen, the company’s CEO, Verlinde will also be part of the management committee. Commenting on Verlinde’s appointment, Vaesen said in a statement: […]

Troubled French fashion brand Sonia Rykiel has parted company with designer Julie de Libran and is looking for a new investor, it said Friday. "The house announces the departure of Julie de Libran as artistic director," it said in a statement, adding that "management is working on defining the future […]

Luxury conglomerate LVMH has announced its Board of Directors will gain two new members. Iris Knobloch, President of Warner Bros Entertainment in France, is set to succeed Bernadette Chirac, who is stepping down from the role after nine years, while photojournalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand will join as […]

Luxury British brand Ralph & Russo has appointed Helen David to the newly created position of chief growth officer. In her new role, David will spearhead the brand’s merchandising, retail, wholesale, haute couture and business development teams and will report directly to Ralph & Russo CEO, Michael […]

Boohoo Group Plc has confirmd that John Lyttle has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer with effect from today. Lyttle joins Boohoo following an eight year tenure as chief operating officer of Primark Stores Limited, a division of Associated British Foods plc. Boohoo had announced CEO transition […]

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