Harvey Nichols Names New CEO
Stacey Cartwright is set to replace Joseph Wan as the new CEO of Harvey Nichols. Wan has held that position for 21 years and is retiring in March. Cartwright was previously chief financial officer and executive vice president of Burberry for nine years, and is credited with playing a huge role in increasing the brand’s revenue. She also oversaw Burberry’s successful entry into the Chinese and Middle Eastern markets. “I am delighted to be joining Harvey Nichols at such an exciting time in the luxury retail market; a market which demonstrates significant potential and for which I have enormous passion. I am excited by the opportunity to further develop this world class brand both in the UK and internationally,” said Cartwright.
Ports 1961 Debuts Handbags
Ports 1961 announced it has a new line of handbags that will debut for Fall 2014. Designed by creative director Fiona Cibani, this will be the brand’s first stand-alone accessories collection. The line will be called No. 10 Bag, named after brand’s signature Blouse No. 10 and will be available in four styles in different colors and materials. The bags will be unveiled next month at the brand’s Paris and New York flagships. Ports 1961 will also be opening new stores in Shanghai and Hong Kong this year.
Annie Leibovitz Tapped by Prada
Miuccia Prada has tapped famed photographer Annie Leibovitz and actor Dane DeHaan for Prada’s spring/summer 2014 menswear ads. This is DeHaan’s second time starring in a Prada campaign and Leibovitz’s first time shooting for the fashion house. DeHaan can be seen in the movie The Place Beyond The Pines, the tv show True Blood, and will star in the upcoming film The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
– Claire Mykrantz
Source: WWD, Telegraph.co.uk
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