Sports-casual label US Polo Assn is launching in the UK and Ireland this month with a menswear offer for spring/summer 2019 as the global market for the brand’s core product, the polo shirt, continues to grow.
The brand was one of only few large British footwear brands in possession of UK manufacturing facilities. The move will affect about 35 jobs and end the brand’s attempt to bring manufacturing back to Britain.
The former Guess CEO has been named non-executive director and chairman of the sustainability committee of Global Fashion Group, the portfolio of fashion e-commerce platforms including The Iconic, Zalora and Dafiti.
On Monday, the French group (owner of Caroll and La Halle) announced the appointment of the former Brice boss to work alongside new president Patrick Puy, who led the group's comprehensive restructuring effort.
It’s always a pleasure to return to fashion week in Paris, the climax of a month of international runway shows where designers do what they are meant to do: create visually arresting images along with exciting fashion.