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Jonathan Akeroyd Joins Versace as CEO
Jonathan Akeroyd, who served as CEO at Alexander McQueen for 12 years, is replacing Gianni Versace S.p.A.’s CEO Gian Giacomo Ferraris, the company announced today. Ferraris held the title since 2009. While at Alexander McQueen, Akeroyd oversaw its international expansion, the introduction of accessories and the McQ line, and the appointment of Sarah Burton as creative director. “Jonathan brings a proven track
The Daily Roundup: Lagerfeld to Exhibit Photographs in Havana, YSL’s CEO on the Post-Hedi Era
Read today’s daily dose of chic intel right here… Lagerfeld to Exhibit Photographs in Havana As part of his cruise collection for Chanel in Havana, Karl Lagerfeld will also debut a selection of 200 photographs as a part of the “Obra en Proceso/Work in Progress” exhibition. Francesca Bellettini on Saint Laurent’s Future In her first
London Fashion Week: The Top Five Moments
London Fashion Week kicked off with a bang this weekend and there were plenty of fabulous fashion moments happening. From Aime Robertson‘s big debut (merci Marc!) to Burberry’s first “see now, buy now” collection there were plenty of changes afoot. Below are the top five moments from across the pond. Marc Jacobs perched front row at
Dior Haute Couture Spring 2016
Dior’s studio directors Serge Ruffieux and Lucie Meier made their runway debut as the current faces behind Dior’s Spring 2016 Couture collection. (In case you’ve been in hiding, the French house has yet to find a replacement after former creative director Raf Simons left the house after a three-year run.) Ruffieux and Meier, both Swiss designers
McQ Designers Aleksandar Stanic and Fiona Sinha to Take Over for Sarah Burton?
Sources in Paris recently revealed to The Daily that Alexander McQueen’s creative director Sarah Burton is in talks to take over the the creative director post at Christian Dior vacated by Raf Simons. Today, we received a tip from inside the McQueen studio that not only is Burton in talks with Dior, but also Alexander McQueen is already looking
Scoop: Sarah Burton Reportedly in Talks with Christian Dior
According to high-level sources in Paris, Sarah Burton is reportedly in talks to take over the creative reins at Dior after Raf Simons’ unexpected departure after three years in the role. A representative for Dior declined to comment. Burton, currently the creative director at Alexander McQueen, has been working for the brand for the past 19
Exclusive Scoop Part 2: Where Is Hedi Slimane?
The Daily exclusively broke the news on January 4 that Hedi Slimane will depart his post as creative director of Saint Laurent. Over the holidays, high-level sources in Paris buzzed that Slimane will not renew his contract with Kering (owners of the French luxury brand), which is up for renewal this March. The reasons reportedly boil down to creative differences combined with the high cost
Fashion Intel: Dior And McQueen Make Major Announcements
With the latest catwalk collections almost upon us, major announcements from the Dior and Alexander McQueen camps have set the global fashion industry abuzz with speculation. Despite rumors that the fashion pack will have to wait a little longer to find out who will replace Raf Simons at Dior—Alber Elbaz, who’s currently battling it out in court with former
Vetements’ Demna Gvasalia Named Creative Director at Balenciaga
And the speculation has stopped: Balenciaga has named Demna Gvasalia as the brand’s new creative director, succeeding Alexander Wang. The 34-year-old German of Georgian origin cut his teeth at Margiela and Louis Vuitton before co-founding the collective Vetements, which has been the talk of Paris Fashion Week for the past two seasons. While Gvasalia might seem
Balenciaga Musings Part Deux: More Editors and Stylists Weigh In
Everyone in Paris is buzzing about who will replace Alexander Wang at Balenciaga. Wang’s final show was well-received by editors and now everyone is speculating who will fill his shoes. Today, Cathy Horyn tweeted: “Demna Gvasalia of Vetements denies he’s the next designer at Balenciaga but that’s the buzz tonight in Paris.” We caught up