Issey Miyake has named Satoshi Kondo, a designer who has already been working in the brand’s studio, as the new designer for its womenswear line. According to WWD, Issey Miyake’s president, Takahiko Ise, announced the appointment in a letter from the brand. In the letter it was also noted that the label’s […]

The Council of Fashion Designers of America—also known as the CFDA—announced with chairman Tom Ford on Sept. 2 that it has welcomed Virgil Abloh, Maria Cornejo, Kerby Jean-Raymond, and Carly Cushnie as its newest members of its Board of Directors. These designers join others already on the board, which […]

Arcadia chief operating officer David Shepherd has retired after 25 years at the company. Shepherd held the role of COO since 2012 and additionally sat on the Arcadia board where he focussed on driving international operations, group sourcing and supply chain. Prior to that, he spent over 13 years as […]

Edinburgh based jewellers and Royal Warrant holders Hamilton and Inches has confirmed Jonathan Payne as its new managing director to support chief executive, Victoria Houghton, and the team in “leading a new era” for the company. In a statement, Hamilton and Inches said that Payne would bring his luxury […]

Iconic shirtmaker Pink Shirtmaker, which relaunched from Thomas Pink last year, has named Downton Abbey actor Matthew Goode as its brand ambassador, as the LVMH-owned brand looks to highlight the “Englishness of Pink”. Goode, known for roles in The Crown and Downton Abbey, will appear in Pink’s upcoming […]

Mia Young has been named as the new chief merchant for luxury department store Lane Crawford. Young joins the Chinese retail company from Saks.com, and brings with her 20 years of industry experience. She will report to Lane Crawford president, Andrew Keith. "I am thrilled to join Lane Crawford, a brand […]

American model Teddy Quinlivan has revealed she will be the first openly transgender model to front a Chanel campaign. The 25-year-old took to Instagram to announce the news and share a small teaser of the campaign with Chanel Beauty. In a heartfelt post, she said: “I find I don’t cry anymore when things […]

After 30 years working for C&A Europe, Tjeerd van der Zee is leaving the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer, the company confirmed to FashionUnited Belgium. Van der Zee was also a member of the C&A European Executive Boards (EBB). He will be succeeded from September […]

Cuban-American designer Isabel Toledo, who became most recognized for designing for First Lady Michelle Obama’s dress for the 2009 inaugural parade, died on Monday in New York. She was 59. According to the New York Times, Toledo died from breast cancer, as confirmed by her husband and artist Ruben Toledo. […]

MatchesFashion.com has bid goodbye to its Chief Executive Officer, Ulric Jerome. A formal announcement has not yet been made, but sources say the company’s Chief Operating Officer Tom Athron and Chief Financial Officer Fiona Greiner will take over his role in the interim. The Apax Partners-owned company […]

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