Tom Ford will be the new chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. He succeeds Diane von Furstenberg, who steps down from the position after a 13-year run, to become the 11th face of the leading role.
Gildo Zegna, the CEO of Ermenegildo, whio has just acquired Thom Browne, has a confession to make. Even before he signed the half-billion-dollar deal, he had begun manufacturing some of the designer’s next collection.
Lanvin staff will grill management and Fosun at a meeting on Thursday, seeking guarantees about jobs following the Chinese group's deal to buy a controlling stake in the brand, sources have told FashionNetwork.com.
Kering said on Friday it had held talks over its stake in fashion label Stella McCartney, after a report that the French luxury goods firm was discussing selling its 50 percent holding back to the British designer.
Albies will work alongside Michelle Kessler-Sanders, President of the brand’s bespoke Calvin Klein By Appointment service, which is enjoying a higher profile under Raf Simons in an effort to showcase the brand’s atelier.
Francesco Giannaccari has been appointed CEO of Anya Hindmarch with a brief to continue the British luxury bag brand’s international expansion. The comapny said “his extensive knowledge of operations” will be key.