Harrods is overhauling its editorial platforms and has hired Tiffanie Darke to lead the transformation. She will join as editor-in-chief, responsible for overseeing the relaunch of the brand's editorial platforms.
Confirmation of Carven's acquisition by Chinese group Icicle has been accompanied by the news that the French label will be able to keep on all of its current employees – all bar one: creative director Serge Ruffieux.
Gernot Lenz, the CEO of S.Oliver is leaving the post after less than a year over a difference of opinion regarding the leadership of the company. Lenz joined the clothing brand in January to succeed Armin Fichtel.
German luxury marque MCM has appointed Dirk Schönberger to be its new global creative director in a surprise move. Schönberger takes up his new position immediately, and will present his first collection later this year.
Looks like Nicolas Ghesquière may, finally, be about to open his own fashion label. Though perhaps not next season. This weekend on French TV, he suggested creating his own brand was “much closer to reality.”