Abdelkader Ouazzani, the last of Morocco's brocade master weavers, has been repeating the same gestures for 63 years in his dilapidated workshop in the heart of the old city of Fes. "This profession is vanishing... There were many craftsmen in Fes, but they all died and only memories remain," says the […]

Online fashion retailer Zalora has appointed Rostin Javadi as Chief Operations Officer (COO). The company said, continuing to be based in Malaysia, close to Zalora’s regional e-fulfilment hub, in his new role, Javadi is charged with overseeing operational excellence across the group, managing Zalora’s […]

Meredith Corporation is making changes with its InStyle title. Effective immediately, Agnes B. Chapski is the fashion publication's vice president and publisher. Chapski comes from Sandow's Beauty Engine, where she held the role of president for its New Beauty title. In the year and eight months Chapski […]

Versace has announced Arnaud Bazin as its new senior vice president of collection merchandising. Bazin comes to Versace from Dior, where he held the role of managing director for leather goods, accessories and shoes for five and a half years. The role of senior vice president for collection merchandising […]

Bebe Stores, inc. has appointed Perry M. Mandarino to the company’s board of directors, effective April 22, 2019. The company said that Kenneth M. Young, a director on the board since 2018, has resigned his role to focus on other endeavours, effective on the same date. Bebe added that Mandarino is an […]

Bonnie Brooks, former Vice Chair, President and CEO of Hudson’s Bay Company, has been appointed interim CEO of women’s clothing chain Chico’s FAS, effective immediately. Brooks has been a member of Chico FAS’s board of directors since 2016. She is succeeding Shelley Broader, who resigned from her roles […]

Ted Baker has announced the appointment of Helena Feltham as an independent non-executive Director with effect from May 1, 2019. Commenting on Feltham’s appointment to the company’s board, David Bernstein CBE, Ted Baker’s Executive Chairman, said in a statement: "We are delighted that Helena is joining […]

Online fashion group Boohoo Group plc has announced that Brian Small is joining the board as an independent non‐executive director with immediate effect. Upon his appointment, the company said, Small will take on the role as Chair of the group's audit committee. Commenting on Small’s appointment, Mahmud […]

Urban Outfitters Inc. is changing up its upper leadership team. The company—which includes brands such as Anthropologie, Free People, Urban Outfitters and more—made the announcement on April 23 that Andrew Carnie, the president of Home Garden and International at the Anthropologie Group will be leaving […]

Nike, Inc. has announced that Dr. John C. Lechleiter, a director of the company since 2009 and former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Company, has decided to retire and will not stand for re-election to the company’s board of directors at the September 2019 annual meeting […]

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