AGNONA APPOINTMENT: Linda Sheldon has been named executive vice president of Agnona, a division of Ermenegildo Zegna. She succeeds Melissa Parker-Lilly, who resigned her post as president of Agnona in December to become president of Donna Karan Collection. Most recently, Sheldon was president of the DKNY/Donna Karan coat division of Fairbrooke. Before that, she was senior vice president of sales for the women’s ready-to-wear collection at Thierry Mugler. Earlier, she worked at GFT, first for the women’s collection at Giorgio Armani Le Collezioni and later for Valentino Boutique. She reports to Richard Cohen, president and chief executive of Zegna, which acquired Agnona four years ago.

BLECHSCHMIDT STEPS DOWN: Angelica Blechschmidt has resigned from her post as editor of German Vogue. Blechschmidt, who was reached by telephone on Sunday, confirmed that she has stepped down but declined further comment.

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