After their relationship changed, di Marco says he went to Rome to speak to François-Henri Pinault, the chief executive of PPR, which owns Gucci; Giannini also spoke to Pinault, separately. Both say they were fully prepared to leave Gucci if required, but Pinault "was very...

The day after a dinner in London to celebrate the Design Museum's new home at the former Commonwealth Institute, I sat down with Tom Murry, chief executive of Calvin Klein, to learn more about how he makes this licensing model work. BoF: Having grown up in North America, Calvin Klein was...

Anya Hindmarch, the British accessories label behind the eponymous 'I'm is not a plastic bag', has appointed a new chief executive. James McArthur, a former banker who previously lent his talents to Harrods and Balenciaga and Gucci Group, will replace Hindmarch herself, who will focus on the...

Vevers as chief operating officer at Mulberry, took the reins as Loewe's chief executive, reuniting the team that successfully put the British leather goods brand on the global fashion map. While it remains to be seen whether Vevers and Montague will be able to replicate their success at...

Next, chief executive, Lord Wolfson, said that Next is working to offset inflationary pressures and had found cheaper sources of supply and had continued to place larger orders to get better prices. He said that the retail giant was always looking at new suppliers, new designs and new...

What: Walmart & QVC announce their 2011 Spring scarf & hat collection with pricing around $5 an item. What They Say: "The Spring 2011 scarf collection features trend-driven fun florals, chambrays, plaids, crochets and tassels in soft violets, melons, blues and tans. They are the perfect...

/shirt combination and Alex looked cool and understated in this simple jersey top with skinny jeans If you're like us you were sad and surprised to read today that UK super-couple Alexa Chung and Alex Turner have ended their four-year relationship (they seemed so happy!), so we are paying...

The fab five reuinted today in London to announce the forthcoming launch of their musical "Viva Forever". Incredibly, the production is written by Absolutely Fabulous's Jennifer Saunders and produced by Mamma Mia!'s Judy Craymer. Anyone else predicted a total mania to secure tickets? We've...

Contrast this dispute with my surroundings as I sat down for tea with Steven Kolb, chief executive of the CFDA, on a park bench in Paris' Palais-Royal, surrounded by stores from fashion brands from all over the world. It was clear proof of the global nature of our industry, as CFDA...

New chief executive in fashion at Financo New York Post The New York investment bank — among the dominant dealmakers in the fashion industry — said yesterday it hired Colin Welch to head operations. Welch, who will join Financo in September, is currently a London-based managing director at ......

 

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