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Christopher Bevans is Eddie Bauer's new Creative Director

May 13, 2022 / United States
Outdoor brand Eddie Bauer appointed Christopher Bevans as its new Creative Director. The DYNE Founder and CFDA member is expected to bring his expertise

Lululemon boosts footwear segment with two new appoints

Apr 7, 2022 / United States
Shortly after launching its first footwear line, the company announced that Simon Atkins will join in as Senior Vice President (SVP) of footwear, and Phil Dickinson as SVP, global creative director

Capri to donate products to aid refugees of the war in Ukraine

Apr 6, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury group has announced that it will donate over 1 million euros in essential clothing from Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors to aid those displaced by the war in Ukraine

Dr. Martens names new Global Creative Director

Apr 5, 2022 / United Kingdom
The position will be held by Darren McKoy, known as DMac, who served before as Global Category Product Director. He stated that he will continue honouring the brand’s legacy

Fashion brands halt sales in Russia

Mar 7, 2022 / World
Pressure has been mounting on the Fashion industry to cut off commercial trading with Russia in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February

Anna Yona: we all need to be part of the solution

Feb 14, 2022 / Germany
We have spoken to Anna Yona who founded the German company Wildling Shoes alongside her husband, Ran Yona, in 2015, to find out a bit more about its innovative concept of healthy shoe and how one original idea grew into a brand awarded for its design and quality standards

adidas strengthens its commitment to women

Feb 11, 2022 / Germany
The German-based sportswear has launched new women-focused products, alongside enhanced support for established and emerging athletes, as well as new support programmes

Sorel launches inclusive footwear line with Zappos

Jan 13, 2022 / United States
The brand teamed up with Zappos to introduce modifications and features to three of its iconic silhouettes to make them accessible to everyone. The line is exclusively available on Zappos adaptative

Argentinian footwear industry should grow by 10% over 2019

Dec 28, 2021 / Argentina
The forecast is from the President of the Chamber of the Footwear Industry, who noticed that companies would still be working at full capacity to meet demand at least in the first week of December

Launch of Pact of Skills for the European Fashion Industry

Dec 20, 2021 / European Union
The TCLF Pact of Skills is an initiative promoted by the European Commission to support the investment in upskilling and reskilling across the fashion industry

Versace appoints Cedric Wilmotte as Interim CEO

Nov 18, 2021 / United States
The global fashion luxury group announced the appointment of Cedric Wilmotte as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Versace. This will be effective from the 17th of January onwards

Clarks CEO leaves after less than a year in the role

Nov 15, 2021 / United Kingdom
Víctor Herrero will now join Australian jewellery group Lovisa. The Melbourne-based group announced the appointment, saying Mr. Herrero would come on board as soon as COVID19 restrictions allowed

Under Armour appoints Massimo Baratto Chief Consumer Officer

Oct 22, 2021 / United States
The Baltimore-based company has announced the appointment of Massimo Baratto to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Consumer Officer

Jonathan Akeroyd to leave Versace

Oct 20, 2021 / United Kingdom
Global fashion luxury group Capri announced that Jonathan Akeroyd will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of Versace to pursue another opportunity, enabling him to return to the United Kingdom and be closer to his family

Tod’s CEO exits

Oct 11, 2021 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury goods group has announced the exit of its CEO, Umberto Macchi di Cellere. The position will be occupied by Chairman Diego Della Valle and Vice-Chairman Andrea Della Valle
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