2009 April 22
Fresh Names at FaçonnableFaçonnable for six months, but he’s wasted no time in appointing a new team of international executives. After the announcement of Eric Wright as the brand’s artistic director, Lavia has named a vice president of wholesale and retail, an administrative and financial director, and a director of international communication. Jean-Emmanuel Bourguet, the company’s new VP of wholesale and retail, comes most recently from a ten-year stint at Chloé, while the new administrative and financial director, Patrizia De Santis, spent time at both Bulgari in Rome and Asprey in London. Frencesca Traldi, the director of internal communication, has worked at GFT USA, Loro Piana in Milan, and most recently within the Kellwood Group in New York. In addition to these appointments, Lavia has named Bob Green the new president of Façonnable USA, and Mikel Folcarelli as the worldwide visual identity manager.
The courtroom-set saga continues to unfold: Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were slapped with the verdict for their tax evasion case, and the sentence isn't pretty. The Sicilian...
Today, the fashion conglomerate formerly known as PPR has officially become Kering. The news was announced at the company's annual meeting. PPR stood for Pinault-Printemps-Redoute, ...
All grown up! Stacey Bendet's resort collection for Alice + Olivia had some sophisticated looks that will have both her current clientele swooning and perhaps some new ones too.