BY TAYLOR RECCHIA
BRANDS & Retailers
Simon Holloway Named Creative Director of Agnona
Luxury womenswear brand Agnona, part of the Ermenegildo Zegna Group, has tapped Simon Holloway as Creative Director. Previously Holloway spent two-years as Creative Director of Italian label Hogan, owned by Tod’s Group. Holloway’s first collection for Agnona will debut for Fall 2016. Holloway succeeds Stefano Pilati, who exited Agnona in July, and continues to lead Ermenegildo Zegna’s menswear design team.
Vince Founders Rea Laccone & Christopher LaPolice Return
Rea Laccone and Christopher LaPolice, founders of contemporary New York-based brand Vince, are returning after three years to the firm they founded as consultants. The duo, who founded the brand in 2002 after working at Los Angeles-based contemporary brand Laundry by Shelli Segal, left the firm in 2013 shortly before the house went public. Under the new agreement, the duo have a two-year contract and will oversee merchandising, product development and creative.
Peter Arnold Tapped as CEO of Cushnie et Ochs
New York based designer collection Cushnie et Ochs has named Peter Arnold as the firm’s new CEO. Arnold previously spent eight years as CEO of Cynthia Rowley. Prior to that, he was President of John Varvatos, and served for five years as Executive Director of the CFDA.
Ulrik Garde Due Exits as Temperley CEO
After several years at the helm, Ulrik Garde Due is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of Temperley London. Garde Due joined Temperley London from Georg Jensen, where he served as CEO. Prior to that he held various senior level roles at Burberry, Cerriti and Céline. His role will not be replaced.
Patricia Sancho Promoted to President of Temperley
Patricia Sancho, who previously served as SVP of Global Sales at Temperley London, has been promoted to the role of President. Sancho joined Temperley in 2013 from Juicy Couture, where she held the role of Commercial Director for Europe and the Middle East for five years.
Matt Emerson Adds COO to Duties at Temperley
Current CFO of Temperley London, Matt Emerson, will add the role of COO to his duties. Emerson joined Temperley from Feather & Black, where he served as Commercial Director. Prior to that he served as Finance and Operations Director at Orla Kiely.
Emma Cook Joins Warehouse as Design Director
British designer Emma Cook, who founded her namesake collection in 2000 after stints at Martine Sitbon in Paris and Donna Karan in New York, will join Warehouse as Design Director. Cook is a graduate of Central St. Martin and also consulted for Ghost.
Alasdhair Willis Tapped as Warehouse Brand Consultant
Current Creative Director of Hunter, Alasdhair Willis, will add the role of Brand Consultant at Warehouse to his duties. Willis is most notably known, along with editor Tyler Brûlé, as a co-founder of the style tome Wallpaper, where he served as publisher until 2002. He joined Hunter in 2013 and has been credited with helping establish the house on an international stage.
Publisher Bill Wackermann Exits Condé Nast Traveler
Condé Nast Traveler Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer Bill Wackermann has left Condé Nast. Previously Wackermann supervised multiple titles for the publication group, including Brides, Bon Appétit, Details and Glamour, before being placed in 2013 to oversee just Condé Nast Traveler.
Brendan Monaghan Named Publisher of Condé Nast Traveler
Brendan Monaghan, who previously served at Condé Nast as Associate Publisher of GQ until 2014 before moving on the become Publisher of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, is returning to Condé Nast as Publisher of Condé Nast Traveler. Previous to GQ, Monaghan served as Vogue’s Los Angeles Sales Manager, and prior to that, he was Wine and Spirits Director at GQ.
Susannah Frankel Tapped as Editor-in-Chief of AnOther Magazine
British Dazed Media has appointed Susannah Frankel as Editor-in-Chief of AnOther, effective in January. Frankelhas served as Features Director of AnOther since its launch in 2001 and regularly contributed to its sister publication, Dazed & Confused, since 1998. Since 2012, Frankel also served as Fashion Director of Grazia U.K.. Previously, she served as Fashion Editor of the Independent from 1999 to 2012 and The Guardian from 1996 to 1999.
Sarah Raphael, previously Acting Editor at i-D, is now U.K. Editor at Refinery29.
Gillian Orr, previously Culture and Features Writer at The Independent, is now U.K. Features Editor at Refinery29.
Alice Casely-Hayford, previously Fashion Editor at Hunger Magazine, is now U.K. Fashion Editor at Refinery29.
Megan Nolan Joins Fashion Media Group as Head of Digital
Fashion Media Group, owners of V, V Man and CR Fashion Book, has tapped Megan Nolan as Head of Digital for the firm. Nolan will oversee the digital strategy for the firm, which will relaunch their websites in January 2016. Previously, Nolan was Director of Advertising Sales at Clique. Prior to that she held various roles at Optimedia, Bauer Publishing, Prada, and Wieden & Kennedy.