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EXECUTIVE MOVES AT MULBERRY AND ICON EYEWEAR

In What's New, Industry News by Christine Galasso

MULBERRY PROMOTES CHARLOTTE O’SULLIVAN British heritage handbag and accessories brand Mulberry has promoted Charlotte O’Sullivan to Marketing and Digital Director. O’Sullivan has been with the company since 2007 and has most recently served as Mulberry’s Digital Director for the last two years. The company credits her with being “instrumental in building …

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LFW SPRING/SUMMER 2017 BREAKING TRENDS: MULBERRY, MARY KATRANTZOU, CHRISTOPHER KANE

In Fashion, Breaking Trends, What's New by Courtney Ignelzi

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London – Accessories Magazine’s daily dispatch of the latest looks coming down the S/S 2017 runway, all filtered through the accessories lens.  MULBERRY Mulberry’s Spring/Summer 2017 consisted of a variety of looks from pajama printed separates, sculptural pinstripe designs, and fluid eveningwear silhouettes, which ended the show. Creative Director, Johnny Coca showcased …

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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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Fall 14 Fashion Ads: Part 1

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Ready for Fall 14 fashion? As millions of consumers wait with bated breath to worship their telephone book-sized September bibles fashion issues, the long-awaited Fall Fashion Ads (yes, capitalization is warranted) are already here, giving us a preview of which accessories we will be coveting come fall. As designers send …

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Week in Review: News Not to Miss

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—After a flurry of retail earnings reports in late April, the final batch came out this week. Like the previous one, they are a mixed bag. Higher expenses, lower margins, dealing with a promotional environment along with lower traffic took its toll on a range of retailers’ bottom lines …

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Week in Review: News-to-Know

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—It was a much needed dose of optimism when most of retail seems besieged with lower traffic patterns, slumping comp store sales, rising promotional activity and disappointing earnings forecasts. Indeed spring seems to finally be here when the U.S. Department of Commerce this week announced March retail sales figures …

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Mulberry CEO Resigns After Profit Warnings

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Somerset, England—After cutting Mulberry’s forecast thrice in two years and its stock down some 66%, Mulberry Group Plc today announced that CEO Bruno Guillon will step down. Guillon, who joined Mulberry from Hermès in March 2012, will leave immediately and former CEO Godfrey Davis, the company’s non-executive chairman, will become …