Amancio Ortega, Europe's richest man, became the third-richest person in the world on May 12, passing Mexico's Carlos Slim for the second time this year. As reported by Bloomberg, the founder of Inditex SA, the world's largest fashion retailer and parent group of Zara, has increased his fortune to 68 […]

Lululemon Athletica has announced the resignation of Delaney Schweitzer, Executive Vice President, Global Retail effective May 29, 2015. "As Delaney begins this next chapter of her life, we remain committed to creating the incredible future we both envision for our company and people. Delaney leaves […]

London - Alvanon president Ed Gribbin has been named to the board of directors of the International Apparel Federation (IAF), the world’s leading federation for apparel manufacturers, their associations, apparel retailers and the supporting industry. The announcement was made at the IAF’s board meeting […]

With any business, it's often important to keep things in the family. Patricia Herrera Lansing, one of the daughters of Carolina Herrera, has finally realized the importance of being all in the family. The descendant of the fashion icon has finally joined her mother's company full-time as special projects […]

Kering, the luxury conglomerate that owns brands including Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Gucci, has named Todd Hymel as chief executive of action sports brands. The newly created position will see Hymel responsible for establishing a “stronger group presence in the US”, particularly on the […]

Rag & Bone has a new lady in town. Helen Costello has been hired as the company's Managing Director, International, a new role based in their London offices. In her new role, Costello will be handling the company's international business, With the brand being sold in more than 700 shops around the world, […]

In this month's round of fashion industry executive comings and goings, Lorenz Baumer, the artistic director of jewelry at Louis Vuitton, has left his position to focus on his own eponymous brand. While it is quite a shame to see him go, and many are asking who will be responsible for their 500 dollars […]

Kering, the luxury goods conglomerate, has named a new head of their luxury watch division for North America: Mr. Hartmut Kraft. Kraft will be stepping into his new role immediately, and will be responsible for overseeing Swiss watch manufacturer Ulysse Nardin Inc. and Tradema of North America. The […]

The Tom Tailor Group has announced reorganization of its management structure. The company has streamlined second management level below the management board with six Vice Presidents. This change took effect as of 1 April 2015. “Establishing a strong, second management level enables us to create short […]

French fashion house Courrèges has tapped the design-duo behind up and coming label Coperni to oversee the creative direction of its women's wear line. Sebastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant have become the first official designers hired for the fashion house since the company was sold by founder André […]

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