Comings and Goings

Bill Blass Dismisses Women's Design Staff

The team was let go last week after learning that the company’s Sept. 11 show at the Union League Club in New York had been canceled.

- August 6, 2012

Jay Friedman Leaves Claire's

CEO James Fielding to assume duties until successor is named.

- August 2, 2012

Sophia Kokosalaki to Exit Diesel

She has designed the denim brand's upscale Diesel Black Gold women's collection since June 2009.

- August 2, 2012

Robert Wichser Rejoins Narciso Rodriguez as CEO

Executive was a consultant and de facto ceo at the fashion firm prior to joining John Varvatos in September 2011.

- August 2, 2012

Haggar Promotes Two to Management Roles

Nancy Dowling has been promoted to vice president of merchandising and design; Tad Parnell is now senior vice president and national sales manager.

- July 31, 2012

Roopal Patel Exits Moda Operandi

The site's former fashion director said she’s taken much of the summer off and vacationed in Saint-Tropez and Corsica as she considers her next career move.

- July 31, 2012

Werner Böck to Step Down as Marc O'Polo CEO

Alexander Gedat will succeed him in the post.

- July 30, 2012

Lane Crawford Hires Two New Senior Execs

The retailer poaches managers from Burberry, John Lewis.

- July 30, 2012

Alyce Alston Takes New Gig in Houston

Publishing heavyweight has been named chairman and chief executive officer at CultureMap, a digital media company.

- July 30, 2012

Petit Bateau Names First Artistic Directors

The French label has signed on Kitsuné’s Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki to design its men’s and women’s adult lines.

- July 27, 2012

Calvin Klein Inc. Promotes Michael DeLellis

He will serve as senior vice president, global advertising, CKI & corporate media.

- July 27, 2012

Marc Rey Leaves Post at L'Oréal Luxe USA

He will be replaced by Alexandre Choueiri.

- July 26, 2012

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