Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.
The former boss of Condé Nast France will take charge of the French Fashion Institute from August, succeeding Dominique Jacomet, who headed it for 12 years. Sylvie Ebel remains as deputy general manager.
Following the merger of Condé Nast US with Condé Nast International in November, the group has named Roger Lynch as its first global CEO. Lynch previously served as CEO of Pandora, a leader in music streaming services.
Condé Nast may be shuttering print issues of magazines in the USA and putting others on the block, but in Europe, the glossy publisher is launching a new title. Named Vogue Business, it debuts this Tuesday.