Eyewear giant Marcolin Group has appointed Davide Rettore as the new North America CEO of Marcolin USA Eyewear Corp. He will oversee business in the US and Canada, which accounts 45% of Marcolin's global sales.
Desigual has hired French visual artist, filmmaker, and illustrator Jean-Paul Goude as its new creative director, responsible for overseeing all visual elements. He will start with the Spanish brand's S/S18 collection.
New Look’s CEO Anders Kristiansen is stepping down from his role after five years at the once fast-growing fashion retailer, the company said, with "a change to the leadership” needed to spark a turnaround.
Munich-based fashion e-tailer Stylebop.com has tapped American Ronald Burton as its fashion director. He comes from the New York-based style magazine Document Journal, where he was Senior Fashion Editor.
The Internet went into rumour overdrive Thursday after a web report that American streetwear designer Virgil Abloh was to be named creative director of Versace. The house, however, has denied any plans of the sort.
The German chain has appointed Johannes Jurecka to the newly created role of chief operations officer, poaching the exec from Foot Locker Europe. He will be in charge of e-commerce, marketing and fashion operations.