Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.
The designer has worked for Ellie Saab, Porsche Design and Kenneth Cole.
Actress and model Noelle Reno, the fiance of banking heir Matthew Mellon, hopes that her new leisurewear line, Degrees of Freedom, will woo the jet set and those looking for flattering loungewear by bridging the gap between dressing up and dressing down.
Norma Kamali invented parachute dresses and sweatshirt clothes, but culinary treats were never high on her agenda.
The apparel and textile industry is wrought with complexities and evolving rapidly, and firms that are flexible and capable of adapting will survive and thrive.
Japan Fashion Week showcased 38 collections last month and drew a larger number of foreign press and buyers than in previous seasons, which its organizers hope will boost international awareness of local fashion houses.
Maison Martin Margiela plans to open a store in the Beverly Hills area in July, a spokeswoman said.
Three years into a human resources overhaul, Holt Renfrew reduced turnover by one-third, improved employee satisfaction 14 percent and inspired workers to recommend others for jobs like never before – from four internal referrals in 2004 to 200 per year.
Beauty executives here said the departure of Chantal Roos as president and chief executive officer of YSL Beauté marks the end of an era.
Peter Boneparth and Jones Apparel Group will be parting company when Boneparth’s current contract expires.
In her editor’s letter in the April Jane, Brandon Holley cautioned her readers not to “get all up in arms about the changes you’re gonna see in this issue,” because they were spurred by some “forward, smart and insightful” feedback from readers.
Helmut Lang, who has contributed art and imagery to several edgy magazines since exiting fashion two years ago, is taking his point of view on contemporary culture to a larger public.