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Agent Provocateur Taps New CEO From Dior Homme

Fabrizio Malverdi, a veteran of LVMH, starts at the London-based firm on May 2.

Heart & Heritage by Lesley Whittle 

Photo Credit: Ivan Naude

Fashion, Film and Scandal at South Africa Fashion Events

The month began with South African Fashion Week (SAFW), peaked with Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South Africa International Fashion Film Festivaland then erupted with a copycat scandal involving designer Gavin Rajah.

In front of the Chanel boutique

Thieves Hit Chanel Avenue Montaigne Boutique

The perpetrators proceeded to steal a stash of handbags.

Canali Men's RTW Fall 2016

Andrea Pompilio Exits Canali

An in-house design team is working on the collection to be presented at Milan Fashion Week next June. Paula Gerbase

British Label 1205 Launches E-commerce Site

Site will also showcase archive of 1205’s creative work to date.


Fashion Week Mexico Sees New Partnerships, Locations

The week showed the first fruits of last year’s merger between Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Mexico, Nook and Mexico’s Fashion Film Festival, now in its second edition.

Alber Elbaz at his desk.

Alber Elbaz Removed From Lanvin Board

The decision follows his ouster last October as the French firm’s artistic director.

Luxury brands are setting their sights on Millennials.

Think Tank: Why Millennials Are the Future of Luxury

Gabrielle Rein discusses why Millennials are important, and how brands are wooing them.

Copyright Protection a Must for Designers, According to Panelists at Fashion Law Institute Panel

Designers should take the initiative when it comes to copyright protection, according to panelist addressing the issue at Friday’s Fashion Law Institute Symposium.