Ya Jun Lin and Tiffany Huang are selected as the winners of the 2016 Empowering Imagination design competition. The winning designers will have their collections featured at Saks, and they will experience a 2-week trip to Kering's facilities.
AQA, one of the UK five exam boards, announced plans to introduce Fashion as a new standalone A-level qualification, replacing the long-standing Textiles course which was part of the Product Design A-level.
Mining group Anglo American has retained De Beers as a prize asset after a radical overhaul in the belief that surging Chinese and Indian demand for diamonds will outstrip dwindling supply even after a 2015 crunch.
The sport couture label, in which Chinese group Canudilo has a 51% stake, has appointed the Italian manager as COO, looking to recover its former glory. A Creative Director will also be appointed shortly.
YNAP has signed an agreement with the Parisian designer to launch her label's very first e-commerce site in 2017. The fashion e-tailer has also renewed its partnership with Armani for 10 years and Valentino for 5.