Paul Charron, who made Liz Claiborne Inc. one the biggest apparel conglomerates in the world, said he will retire at the end of the year.
Bottega Veneta creative director Thomas Maier has set furniture as the next brand extension for the fast-growing Gucci Group company, famed for its luxurious woven leather handbags.
Hedi Slimane, known for his body-grazing Dior Homme suits, is set to launch a men’s skin care line to match.
The Warnaco Group is replacing the Choice Calvin Klein brand in lingerie and underwear with Calvin Klein 365, a brand launched in men’s for fall.
Richard Johnson’s byline has been absent from Page Six lately.
The emergence of the Chinese and Indian economies and concerns over oil prices are expected to take center stage at the World Economic Forum.