The former CEO of Conforama joined Maus Frères, owner of Lacoste, The Kooples and Aigle, in January 2020, to oversee department store chain Manor, and has now been appointed the Swiss group's deputy CEO.
Felipe Oliveira Baptista will quit his position as creative director of Kenzo this summer, not even two years after being appointed. The news also comes just three months after the death of founder Kenzo Takada.
The event, this year scheduled in October, has picked the creative director of Lacoste to chair the fashion competition jury, the famous footwear designer for accessories and Dominique Issermann for photography.
The nephew of the famous couturier who died in 2020 has been in charge of the business since 2018. He wants to rejuvenate Pierre Cardin’s ready-to-wear line and relaunch the group, preserving his uncle’s legacy.
The iconic New York-based fashion group has teamed up with non-profit Parity.org and a group of industry peers, including PVH Corp. and Lacoste, to reveal a new roadmap for achieving gender parity in the fashion sector.