John Galliano has renewed his contract as creative director of the house of Maison Margiela, in a vote of confidence in the controversial British designer by the brand's owner, Italian billionaire Renzo Rosso.
Mark Gifford, a former finance chief at House of Fraser, is believed to be in the running to become the new chairman of Debenhams. His appointment could be announced as soon as this week, according to reports.
Carla Sozzani, noted retailer, gatekeeper to the Azzedine Alaïa archives and all-round fashion legend, has a new project. The Italian lady opened her own Fondazione Sozzani Monday night in an unexpected neighbourhood.
Zalando has announced the appointment of Barbara Daliri-Freyduni as Senior Vice President, Demand, while Ralf Herbrich is set to join the German retailer as SVP Data Science and Machine Learning in 2020.
The brand has announced changes to its leadership structure following Hervé Moreau's departure. Moving away from the single designer approach, the brand will have a team of design experts led by Alessandra Rinaudo.