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Mulberry Taps Johnny Coca of Céline as Creative Director

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Somerset, England—Ending months of speculation, Céline’s in-house accessories designer Johnny Coca has been named the new creative director for Mulberry, according to reports. British leathergoods brand Mulberry’s creative director position has been vacant since last year after creative director Emma Hill quit, supposedly because then-CEO Bruno Guillon has a plan …

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Report: Marc Jacobs Heading to Coach?

In What's New, People by Jeff Prine

New York—While it’s really nothing more than speculation, rumors circulated in fashion circles today that March Jacobs, creative director at Louis Vuitton, and designer to his own brands, Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs, may be in for a change, possibly Coach. Several factors are leading to the speculation. …

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Emma Hill, Mulberry Creative Director, to Depart

In What's New, People by Jeff Prine

London—While rumors abound that designer Marc Jacob may leave his 16-year stint at Louis Vuitton and his namesake collections to become creative director at Coach, another prominent designer’s name is also being floated as a possibility for the job—Emma Hill, creative director at Mulberry. Earlier today Mulberry Group confirmed that …