Yoox Net-A-Porter has named Fiona Firth managing director of its luxury menswear e-tailer Mr Porter. Firth hasn’t been brought in from outside but has been buying director at the operation since April 2016.
Another big name has just announced that its banning the use of fur in its products with the Karl Lagerfeld brand singing up to be fur-free. AM Retail Group, which operate’s Lagerfeld’s stores, will also stop using fur.
Capellino Design, the company that owns the UK-based Ally Capellino brand, has merged with Authentic Bespoke Group (AB Group) with brand founder Alison Lloyd now creative director of the combined group.
German e-tail giant Zalando said Monday that it’s to sell its baseball-to-streetwear subsidiary Kickz as it continues to focus on its strategy of making the core Zalando product "the Starting Point for Fashion”.