Kering has announced that the CEO of Gucci, Patrizio di Marco has resigned and will leave the company on January 1, 2015. He will be succeeded by Marco Bizzarri. The creative director of Gucci, Frida Giannini, will also leave her position at the end of February 2015. She will show her Fall/Winter 2015-2016 […]

London-based luxury label Roksanda has appointed Aspinal of London’s Carmela Acampora as its first chief executive officer. Acampora, who is currently chief operating officer of leather goods brand Aspinal of London, will take up her new role with Roksanda in January. Prior to that she was at […]

Apparel manufacturer Kellwood Holding has named industry veteran Suzanne Silverstein as president of its contemporary womenswear brand, Parker, as it looks to “spur continued growth” in the upscale line. Reporting to Kellwood CEO Lynn Shanahan, Silverstein will be expected to capitalise […]

World champion surfer Kelly Slater announced back in September that his contemporary ready-to-wear line would be called ‘Outerknown’ and now the athlete is revealing the executive fashion team that will be helping him take the clothing brand forward, all of whom were “hand-selected” […]

Mother and baby products retailer Mothercare has named former UK Tesco finance director Richard Smothers as its new chief financial officer and executive director. Smothers, currently director of group finance at Rexam, will join the retailer on March 23, replacing Matt Smith who will be leaving the […]

The Chief Executive Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch, Mike Jefferies is stepping down from his role with immediate effect. He also leaves behind his position as a member of the board as the teen retailer announced Jeffries retirement today. “It has been an honor to lead this extraordinarily talented group […]

Iceberg's French women's wear creative director, Alexis Martial, is said to be one of the forerunners to take over creative direction at Carven. After the fashion house former creative director Guillaume Henry left his position earlier this year to take a new role on at Nina Ricci, the label has been […]

Founder of one of the world’s biggest fashion retailers, Amancio Ortega has added ‘biggest land owner in Britain’ to his list of achievements, according to the 2014 Estates Gazette Rich List. Being head of Inditex, which counts Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka and Pull and Bear in its […]

Sportswear giant Adidas has named Tushar Goculdas as brand director of emerging markets. Goculdas will begin his new, Dubai-based role in March 2015, where he will be responsible for strengthening and expanding the brand in the Middle East, Africa, parts of Eastern Europe and the Indian subcontinent. […]

Zalando has appointed Jolanda Smit as its new Global PR Director. Smit has a background in fashion and lifestyle PR acquired in London when she worked her way up from PR Assistant to Senior Account Manager at PR & Events agency Pressroom. She looked after brands such as Vivia Ferregamo, Malin + Goetz, […]

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