Office has named Michael Mark, currently chief executive of South African fashion retailer Truworths, which acquired the footwear retailer from Silverfleet Capital in November 2015. Truworths is one of Africa’s leading fashion retailers, with more than 650 stores in South Africa and 40 in the rest of […]

Online British menswear label Spoke has announced the appointment of former Thomas Pink merchandise director Morgan Fowles as its Chief Operating Officer. In her role within the start up London-based label, Fowles will oversee the entire product development journey from start to finish to ensure the […]

UPDATE British department store group Debenhams has confirmed the appointment of Sir Ian Cheshire as Chairman and non-executive director. The former Kingfisher chief executive, is set to take over the reigns from Nigel Northridge, who will step down from the role after a six year tenure this April, […]

John Lewis has appointed James Prince as Head of branch at its department store in Leeds, set to open in autumn 2016. John Lewis will invest 37 million pounds (53.1 million dollars) in the 255,000 square foot department store, one of the largest outside London. James Prince will lead the team of 550 […]

SuperGroup, the owner of fashion brand Superdry, has named Steve Sunnucks as an independent non-executive director of the Group, with effect from March 1. Sunnucks brings “significant expertise in the apparel retail sector” to the group, according to the press statement, as he has held senior executive […]

Rattling can be heard coming from the world of French couture as the creative head of Saint Laurent, Hedi Slimane, is said be preparing to make his second exit from the fashion house. The speculation comes more than a week after rumours began circulating that Saint Laurent ’s creative director of three […]

British music legend David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after a secret battle with cancer, prompting a cascade of tributes for one of the most influential and innovative artists of his time. A notoriously private person, Bowie's death in New York was a shock with his death coming just two days after […]

London - Legendary artist David Bowie has passed away at the age of 69, two days following the release of his latest album Blackstar, after losing his 18 month battle to cancer. With a career spanning more than 6 decades, he has long cemented his position as one the most innovative and visionary musician […]

French couture designer André Courrèges has died, following a 30-year battle with Parkinson's disease. Born on March 9, 1923 in the southern French city of Pau, Courreges was a radical force in 1960s fashion, with space-age styles that helped define a generation. Courrèges, best known for his futuristic […]

Tracy Lewis, the CEO of the European subsidiary from Japanese lingerie giant Wacoal Europe, has announced her impending departure from the company today after a thirteen year tenure. The lingerie veteran is set to step down from her role end of March, 2016 when Wacoal Europe’s current finance director, […]

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