Christina Zeller, the artistic director of Delvaux, is leaving the company after almost a decade at the Belgian luxury marque. The artistic direction of Delvaux will be taken over by the house's creative studio.
Eric and Michael Dayan, co-founders of Showroomprivé, who bought the rights to the Sonia Rykiel brand after the label's liquidation, are another instance of e-entrepreneurs taking over a renowned French fashion label.
Marco Probst, who led the Belgian luxury leather goods brand from 2012 to 2018, is back in charge, succeeding Jean-Marc Loubier, who continues as president of First Heritage Brands, the group that controls Delvaux.
Parisian label Sonia Rykiel has filed for receivership and is looking for a new owner, FashionNetwork.com learned on Tuesday. The announcement comes after several years of declining sales at the label.
First Heritage Brands, the owner of Sonia Rykiel, has entrusted the position of managing director to Perry Oosting, replacing Eric Langon who has been in the role since 2012, FashionNetwork.com has learned.