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.
Tommy Hilfiger took his latest See Now, Buy Now fashion link-up with newly minted superstar Zendaya to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées on Saturday, staging a glamorously gutsy flower power generation show.
After slowing down in the last three years, the Italian label owned by Kering is relying on new creative director Daniel Lee, whose first show is scheduled on February 22 in Milan, to return to growth.
Luxury goods group Kering joined competitors in defying concerns of waning demand in China, as momentum at its powerhouse Gucci slowed slightly in the fourth quarter but still outperformed most other fashion brands.