Mark Howard Thomas has quit Helmut Lang, barely two years after being appointed creative director of menswear of the fashion house - leaving one month after presenting a critically acclaimed Lang show in New York.
Proenza Schouler has bought control of its own house from Castanea Partners, in the latest change of ownership of the avant-garde New York fashion house; while both the current CEO and CFO are departing immediately.
The New York-based fashion label announced the appointment of the former head designer at The Row as the new creative director of its womenswear collections on Tuesday, unveiling his debut collection for the brand.
In a major move, the house of Helmut Lang has chosen the experienced menswear designer Mark Howard Thomas to be its new Creative Director for menswear. Thomas, 41, joins Helmut Lang from Joseph, the UK-based house.
The New York-based label has launched its first capsule collection. The new Theory 2.0 collection is intended for the modern working women, and was inspired by ideas from Theory’s younger staff members.
Oliver will create a special collection with Helmut Lang that will debut in September 2017. In addition, Helmut Lang appointed Isabella Burley as editor-in-residence and announced the departure of Alexandre Plokhov.