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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

Switching Luxe Camps: Dior’s Hermann Moving To Gucci as CEO of YSL

Gucci Group has raided LVMH for the new head of its Yves Saint Laurent division and is set to name Valerie…

Contemporary Art Rises in Japan

TOKYO — When French fashion designer Lucien Pellat-Finet visits Tokyo, his first impulse is not to hit the…

‘Brand Man’ Polet Brings His Lessons To Luxury World

LONDON — During Robert Polet’s crash course on luxury, one of his favorite discoveries plumbing the Gucci…

Polet’s Plan for Gucci: Out to Double Revenues, But Specifics Are Sparse

Gucci Group's new ceo, Robert Polet, painted an upbeat picture as he presented his long-awaited, three-year…

Gucci’s Chief Bullish, but Few Specifics

By Miles Socha

LONDON  – No brand disposals, no acquisitions and no "massification" drive for the world's seco…

Tommy and Karl: Fashion’s New Couple

Bringing together two of the highest-profile names in fashion, Tommy Hilfiger confirmed it was buying the…

Big Brands Opening Bigger Tokyo Stores

Most major European luxury brands continue to open massive flagships in Japan, despite experiencing flat…

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…

Land of the Rising Karl

Karl Lagerfeld was treated like a rock star when he made an unexpected stop at the new Chanel flagship in…

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…