Lulu Guinness has named Sandra Mertens-Lustig as CEO, effective from January 13. The company's new top executive is a strategic merchandising specialist with a strong CV built up at a raft of well known high-end brands.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has unveiled its provisional women’s ready-to-wear runway schedule for next February, and three of the country’s five most famous fashion houses are missing.
The luxury retailer has partnered with various men’s brands to celebrate the launch of menswear on 27 January. Key brands include Prada, Gucci, Loewe, Bottega Veneta, Valentino, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga.
‘Very Ralph’, the documentary on the 50-year career of the US fashion and culture icon, was released on HBO on November 12 and in France on November 16, with an advance screening in Paris for 100 selected guests.