Author: Andy Polk

Giuseppe Zanotti Design has tapped Mario Sorrenti to shoot the brand’s fall advertising campaign. The photographer portrayed models Grace Hartzel and Josh Beech as two rock stars in the backstage of a concert with the black and silver music equipment serving as props for the...

Donald J Pliner has a new main man. Javan Bunch — formerly EVP of global merchandising and domestic wholesale for footwear, handbags and accessories at Tory Burch LLC — has been appointed CEO at the brand, owned by Castanea Partners. Noel Hord, who had been...

If the sun comes out, so will shoppers and their credit cards. While year-over-year figures have not yet entered positive territory, retail traffic for the first week of July was down just 2.2 percent, a solid improvement over the previous week and a general move...

Burberry announced Monday that Christopher Bailey will be ending his stint as both chief executive and creative director at the luxury brand. Céline Chairmand and CEO Marco Gobbetti will take over executive duties in 2017. Meanwhile, Bailey will retain his creative role and take on...

No longer just a men’s sneaker brand, Greats launched four new styles for women this week on its website. The first release for the Greats women’s collection includes the brand’s best-selling Royale and Wooster silhouettes. The women’s Royale is available in two styles, a smooth...

After a few schedule changes and the wrap up of the Couture collections last week, it’s finally time for New York Fashion Week: Men’s. The shows kick off Monday morning and run through Thursday. Big names showing the spring ’17 men’s collections include Coach, John...

July 11, 2016: Marco Gobbetti has been named CEO of Burberry Group, replacing Christopher Bailey, who has been named president. Bailey will retain his role as chief creative officer. Julie Brown has been appointed to the new role of chief operating and financial officer....

If Art Krulish, director of customer success at Setlog, a cloud-based supply chain and vendor compliance management platform, could offer one piece of advice to apparel companies, it would be this: talk. During a Product Innovation Apparel discussion last week, titled “Enhancing Interdepartmental Collaboration and...

So says the latest note — under that same title — from Cowen and Co.’s consumer team, which analyzed consumer momentum for the season. “We acknowledge rising labor costs, promotional cadences in retail and restaurants but overall consumption trends should remain robust,” the team said...