Christian Dior has named Charles Delapalme to be its new managing director of commercial activities. The appointment takes effect on June 15, 2018. He replaces Serge Brunschwig, who left Dior to become CEO of Fendi.
Following on from Shayne Oliver, Glenn Martens will design the Diesel Red Tag collection set to be unveiled at the next men's Fashion Week in Milan. Diesel Black Gold, however, will not have a show this season.
Matchesfashion went from strength to strength in the year that it was bought out with revenues up 44% and profits up 34%. And importantly, as much as 82% of its business was generated outside its home market, the UK.
Alibaba has invested in luxury online wholesale fashion tech firm Ordre as the three-year-old company positions itself for major growth. Ordre said Alibaba is now “a strategic investor,” but the terms weren’t disclosed.
American actress Meghan Markle picked a sleek sculpted dress by Givenchy creative head Clare Waight Keller for her wedding to Prince Harry and later changed into Stella McCartney, a label also chosen by other big names.
China's Fosun International announced on Wednesday the appointment of Eran Cohen to CEO of US luxury label St. John Knits. Cohen succeeds Bruce Fetter, who has retired after more than 15 years with the company.