French fashion label Carven has confirmed the appointment of Barnabé Hardy as its new creative director for its menswear line, following Guillaume Henry's departure from the brand. Henry who left to take up the creative director role at Nina Ricci did design both women’s and men’s collections for Carven, […]

Michael Kors Holdings has roped in Jane Thompson as Director on the company’s board. The appointment of Thompson brings the company’s Board membership to eight, and the company now has six independent directors within the meaning of the NYSE listing standards. “Jane adds a wealth of valuable experience […]

Trend forecasting agency WGSN has appointed Simon Collins, former dean of the school of fashion at Parsons School of Design in New York, as chairman of its new advisory board to help accelerate its creative mission. WGSN’s advisory board will serve to challenge the company to ensure that its “creative […]

Spanish fashion retailer Mango has appointed Toni Ruiz as chief financial officer, as part of the brand’s continued restructuring to replace general manager Enric Casi, who will be relieved of his executive functions. Ruiz joins from French home and garden retailer Leroy Merlin, where he has served […]

Stephen D. Milligan has joined Ross Stores as Director on its Board, effective immediately. Milligan has served since 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Western Digital Corporation, a 15.1 billion dollars data storage solutions provider. Commenting on the development, Michael Balmuth, […]

French fashion house Guy Laroche has appointed Central Saint Martins graduate Adam Andrascik as its new creative director. Succeeding Marcel Marongiu, who has overseen the creative direction of the label since 2007, Andrascik is set to unveil his first collection during the label's upcoming Paris Fashion […]

Spanish fashion conglomerate Inditex has reportedly appointed Iñigo de Llano as its UK managing director. A source close to the fashion company revealed to Retail Week that de Llano is set to succeed Lorenzo Marcheselli as managing director for Inditex UK and Ireland. Marcheselli, who has held the position […]

German womenswear brand Gerry Weber has named Ralf Weber, the son of the fashion group’s founder, as chief executive, effective from February 25. Weber, who joined the three-man managing board in 2013, is currently head of sales and corporate development, with responsibility for national and international […]

US designer Vince Camuto passed away earlier this week at his home in Greenwich, Connecticut, at the age of 78. Best known for his legendary shoe designs, Camuto was one of the founders behind high street footwear chain Nine West, before it was sold in 1999 to the Jones Group for the staggering sum […]

Xavier Simonet, chief executive officer of British accessories label Radley, is stepping down from his position after two years to take on a new challenge in Australia. Simonet, who previously lived in Australia before he joined the team at Radley, is set to relocate to Melbourne to start his new role […]

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