Tod’s Group has appointed former Bottega Veneta designer Walter Chiapponi as its new creative director. Chiapponi’s first designs for Tod’s will be revealed in the form of the brand’s women's and men's autumn-winter 2020/21 collection, which will hit stores next Autumn. The Italian fashion designer […]

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. has announced the addition of veteran merchandising and branding expert Angelo Ng as the company’s first-ever Chief Merchant Officer. The company said in a statement that Ng brings more than 25 years of merchandising, sourcing and marketing experience from a variety of apparel, […]

Ted Baker has appointed the former boss of Scotch & Soda USA, Ari Hoffman, to the newly-created role of CEO of its business in North America. Hoffman, who will join the British luxury label in December, has over 30 years’ experience working in senior positions for a range of fashion and retail brands […]

Laura Ashley has announced that its finance director and joint chief operating officer, Seán Anglim, has stepped down after 20 years at the company. Anglim, who joined the Britsh fashion and furniture brand in 1998, will remain at the business until the end of 2019. Laura Ashley has promoted Sagar Mavani […]

Footwear brand Hotter has strengthen its executive team with the appointment of Adam Griggs as its new chief financial officer. Griggs joins Hotter from restaurant chain Bistrot Pierre, and will lead the footwear brand’s finance and IT teams. Hotter chief executive Ian Watson said in a statement: “I […]

Paper’s Drew Elliott will be stepping down from his position to pursue a career in beauty. According to a press release, the British magazine’s editor-in-chief will be the new senior vice president and global creative director at Esteée Lauder-owned MAC Cosmetics beginning on Oct. 28. “Drew’s ability […]

One of Greece's most successful designers Sophia Kokosalaki, who dressed A-list stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Hathaway and Julie Christie, has died, the culture minister said Monday. The London-based designer's clients also included Kate Hudson, Cristina Ricci, Tilda Swinton, Jennifer Connelly, […]

Superdry has confirmed Julian Dunkerton will remain CEO until April 2021 as he moves forward with plans to turn the company around with “a focus on its design-led roots and strengthening the retail basics.” In April, Dunkerton returned as interim-CEO of the company he founded after narrowly winning […]

Ahead of the autumn/winter 2020 fashion week season, Copenhagen Fashion Week has named Marie Brøbech as its new head of brand relations, responsible for the logistical task of coordinating the official schedule. Brøbech, took up her new role on October 1, succeeding Sophie Noreng, who stepped down from […]

Kohl's has named its current executive vice president of finance Jill Timm as its next chief financial officer. The company's current chief financial officer, Bruce Besanko has decided to retire at the end of the fiscal year. He will step down from the position effective November 1, then remain in a […]

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