Gareth Jones, the former chief executive at Missguided, has been named as a non-executive director of men’s tailoring retailer, Moss Bros. Jones, who left the online fashion retailer in May 2018, will join the Moss Bros board on January 14. He will also become chairman of the Remuneration Committee […]

Joe Casely-Hayford, considered amongst industry professionals to be one of the great British designers of his generation, has died at 62 following a three-year battle with cancer. Known best in recent years for the eponymous label he launched in 2009 with his son, Charlie, the British designer’s career […]

Marks and Spencer has named former Asda executive Andrew Mann as its new head of insight and customer loyalty as the UK retailer begins the next phase of its five-year turnaround plan. Though specific details about his role are yet to be released, Marks and Spencer said in a statement that Mann will […]

Premium fashion trade show Jacket Required has announced that British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn will be taking to the stage to talk about the industry’s movement towards slow fashion, and showcase a new collection under the newly re-branded Raeburn label. Raeburn, who was named as the new […]

The supervisory board of Lenzing AG has extended the management board mandates of Chief Financial Officer Thomas Obendrauf and Chief Commercial Officer Robert van de Kerkhof. The company said that the new employment contract of Thomas Obendrauf runs until June 30, 2022 and the new contract for van de […]

Co-president of Nordstrom, Blake Nordstrom died unexpectedly in his Seattle home this morning. He was 58. Nordstrom led his namesake chain of department stores along with his brothers, Pete and Erik. The brothers are the fourth generation leaders of the company; their great-grandfather, John Nordstrom, […]

Former Burberry president and chief creative officer Christopher Bailey has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his services to the fashion industry. Bailey, who stepped down from his role at the British fashion house in March 2018, will receive his Commander of the Most Excellent […]

Raf Simons’ time at Calvin Klein has come to an end. Less than two years after the Belgian designer was appointed to the role of creative director at the American brand, he is making his departure. Despite the fact that there are still eight months left on Simons’ contract, he is out effective immediately. […]

Nike named the next president of its subsidiary, Converse. Scott Uzzell will take the role of president and CEO of Converse Inc, effective January 22. Uzzell comes from the Coca-Cola company, where he most recently helmed the role of President of Venturing and Emerging Brands Group. During his time […]

Unfortunately, the fashion world lost several influential people in 2018. FashionUnited remembers and honors them as we look back at the most important events of the year. Hubert de Givenchy Hubert de Givenchy, the French fashion designer famous for designing much of the personal and professional wardrobe […]

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