London-based designer Aitor Throup has been appointed to the newly created role of executive creative director at denim brand G-Star Raw.
Emporio Armani has entered the wearable technology space with the launch of its new Connected range of hybrid smartwatches.
John Lewis has announced that commercial director Paula Nickolds has been promoted to the position of managing director to replace Andy Street who is standing down from the retailer to pursue a career in politics.
Kering-owned Balenciaga has appointed CĂ©dric Charbit as CEO – he joins from Kering stablemate Yves Saint Laurent where he has been since 2012, latterly asÂ executive vice-president of product and marketing.
If you had to choose one area to really focus on for SS17 what would it be? Well, if you want to follow the worldâ€™s top fashion labels, itâ€™ll be the sleeve. You couldnâ€™t move for OTT statement sleeves on the runways last month as leg of mutton met trumpet and ultra volume came trimmed with frills, drawstrings and a host of other details.
French houseÂ Carven has become the latest brand to part company with its designers. Alexis Martial andÂ Adrien Caillaudaud, who were joint artistic directors of its womenswear business, have left “by mutual agreement” CarvenÂ confirmed in a statement today.
Canadian department store group Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) has today announced the appointment of Liberty managing director Ed Burstell as head of partnerships. Burstell will join the group on 5 December after eight years with the iconic London department store.
The Industry has unveiled the speaker line-up, which includes experts from the fields of law, accountancy, corporate finance and entrepreneurship, for its Masterclass on Raising Finance for Starting Out and Accelerating Growth.Â The event takes place at 2.15pm onÂ 8 November at Andaz London Liverpool Street.
French Connection, the struggling British high street chain, is being circled by a number of overseas retail investors amid speculation that founder Stephen Marks may be willing to consider a sale.