Centric Brands Inc., a lifestyle brand collective that designs, markets and sells apparel and accessory products has appointed Pamela Gill Alabaster as its fisrt chief marketing officer. She will report to chief executive officer Jason Rabin. Alabaster will oversee corporate marketing and communications, […]

Tiffany & Co executive board member Francesco Trapani has exited the luxury jeweler just a week after it was acquired for 16.2 billion dollars by luxury conglomerate LVMH. According to a SEC filing, Trapani’s decision to resign was “not the result of any disagreement with Registrant’s operations, policies […]

Balmain has announced that its chief executive officer, Massimo Piombini, will be leaving the company for personal reasons. The company said in a statement that under his leadership the company has experienced a significant growth and organizational evolution, setting solid basis for further growth […]

Dior on Tuesday will unveil it’s pre fall 2020 menswear collection during Art Basel Miami Beach. At the same time the French luxury house will debut a new collaboration with surfwear designer Shawn Stussy, who, according to WWD, has been brought “out of retirement” by Dior’s creative director Kim Jones. […]

PROFILE The American dream is alive and well. For it is here in America that a woman with a passion for fashion who immigrated from Vietnam with no formal design training could grow as an emerging contemporary designer in a very competitive market. Hanh Merriman has become one to watch in the fashion […]

Patrik Söderström has been appointed as the new CEO of Gant, taking over from Brian Grevy on 1 February 2020. Patrik joined Gant in 2016 as executive vice president global markets. Prior to that, he worked as a Northern European managing director at Italian eyewear company Luxottica and spent eight […]

Luxury footwear designer Terry de Havilland, famously known as the “rock’n’roll cobbler”, has passed away aged 81. His eponymous brand confirmed the sad news on its Instagram page, stating: “It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Terry de Havilland has died aged 81. Known as the ‘rock’n […]

Sabine Skarule, a graduate from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium, has been named the winner of H&M’s annual design awards. The Latvian designer was announced as the winner on Thursday evening in Berlin after her collection, inspired by the craft of her home country, was selected by […]

Marks & Spencer has appointed Arcadia’s former creative director Anthony Cassidy as its new head of brand creative. Cassidy will join the British retailer in the Spring and will report to clothing and home marketing director Nathan Ansell. He is the latest of a number of recent hires at Marks & […]

As the new year approaches, Marni is shifting its leadership. It was announced on November 26 that the Italian brand’s chief executive officer, Stefano Biondo, is exiting the luxury label along with its parent company, OTB. Barbara Càlo, who will be the brand’s general manager, will succeed him. She […]

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