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Miles Socha

International Editor, Europe

Miles Socha serves as WWD Editor, International, based out of the Paris bureau and overseeing Europe's bureaus and network of correspondents. Miles first joined Fairchild Fashion Media in 1995, initially covering the men’s sportswear market at DNR before taking on the designer and denim beats at WWD. He became WWD’s Paris bureau chief in 2000 and its European editor in 2008, A journalism graduate from Ottawa’s Carleton University, Miles began his career at the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, a daily newspaper.

More From Miles Socha

The Top 10 Stories of 2004: 2. Gucci’s Group

In a year punctuated with high-profile arrivals and departures in the rarefied designer realm — Michael Kors…

Tokyo Temple: Chanel Opens 10-Story Tower in Booming Ginza

With a high-tech parking garage and sumptuous Alain Ducasse restaurant, the world’s largest Chanel store bows…

Eager for Polet’s Plan: YSL, Exec Talent Drain Top Analysts’ Concerns

Analysts dissect Gucci Group’s strategic plan in advance of ceo Robert Polet’s delivery on Dec…

In Lagerfeld’s Footsteps: Designers Eager to Repeat H&M Hit

Karl Lagerfeld’s triumphant one-off collection for H&M might be a tough act to follow, but designers are…

Selling Pierre

PARIS — Apartments are out; museums are in.

That’s the latest trend for Pierre Bergé, who is selling his…

Marc’s Long-Term Deal: Jacobs Signs New 10-Year Contract

Marc Jacobs and Robert Duffy signed new employment contracts Monday that will keep them with LVMH for the…

Intrigue Grows at LVMH: Karan Said Up for Sale, Could Jacobs Be Next?

Observers are becoming convinced that LVMH Mo?t Hennessy Louis Vuitton might be open to a sale of its Donna…

LVMH: Net Down, Outlook Up

PARIS -- LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton's 2001 earnings may have evaporated, but it's sticking with its…

Ona Selfa Brings Passion To Loewe

You might say Jose Enrique Ona Selfa is bringing fire and ice to Loewe. The 27-year-old designer, who hails fr…

Hedi Mulls Women’s As Dior Homme Opens First Flagship In Milan

PARIS -- Get ready female fashion fans -- Hedi Slimane is in your future.

The French designer, who has built a…

Paris Abbreviates Schedule

PARIS -- Showing early will be au courant at the Paris ready-to-wear shows here next month -- and Vogue…

Final YSL Collection Spurs Rush By Clients

PARIS -- Call it haute hoarding.

The retirement of Yves Saint Laurent has unleashed a rush on orders from his f…

They’ll Take Manhattan

A MUCH-TOUTED QUARTET -- NICOLAS GHESQUIERE. WILLIAM IVEY LONG. JEREMY SCOTT AND MATTHEW WILLIAMSON -- WEIGH I



Innocence Is Bliss

PARIS -- Adieu to raunch and sex, bonjour to innocence and femininity.

That's the message in French ad campaign…

A Show Of Hands

PARIS -- Hermes chairman Jean-Louis Dumas wants us to be nicer to our appendages, so he's proclaimed 2002 "The