Most people when they think of Germany this month will think of politics not fashion, as voters will select the successor to Angela Merkel. Still, this week the capital staged Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.
German luxury marque MCM has appointed Dirk Schönberger to be its new global creative director in a surprise move. Schönberger takes up his new position immediately, and will present his first collection later this year.
The German premium label Joop!, member of the Holy Fashion Group, is in restructuring mode. The company has developed a new corporate identity, and is set to launch a new denim collection on AW 2016/17.
At Bench, there have been some new hires preceding the arrival of Bruno Sälzer, who will soon begin as CEO of the brand. Sebastian Prallet has been named chief wholesale officer, and Maria Hanna Schmitz, digital marke...