Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.
The designer had most recently been freelancing after running his own label and working at Cerruti and Jack Wills.
The two designers staged three runway shows in Tokyo on Tuesday featuring looks from the line with pieces from Watanabe’s archives and Loewe’s fall collection.
He succeeds Patricia Williamson, president of international sales, who left the company.
More than 250 guests attended the Chanel-sponsored function, which raised more than $400,000.
The actress chats about schedules, family and being the face of the new dawn-inspired scent Boss Jour Pour Femme.
The 20-year-old Paris native, sometime model and third-year history major at Yale chatted with WWD while prepping the magazine’s second issue.
During a recent phone interview, the choreographer lifted the veil on his vision for the Paris Ballet Opera and his taste for fashion.
“The Glory of Water” will showcase the designer’s photographs of Rome’s most striking fountains.
Having read speeches from seven of her predecessors at the Yonkers, N.Y., school, the designer chose her own words carefully.