Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.
The men’s division of the French governing body for fashion, the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine, has named the CEO of Celine, Séverine Merle, to the head of its board, succeeding Sidney Toledano.
The General Assembly of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) – French fashion’s governing body – on Thursday re-elected Ralph Toledano as President of the Federation for an extended four-year term.
The Comité Colbert was elected to the presidency of the European Cultural and Creative Industries Alliance. Its vice president, Guillaume de Seynes (Hermès), will take over the role for the next two years.
French luxury goods company Hermes achieved its 2014 sales target and is looking to expand in Germany through bigger stores in cities where it already has shops, an executive was quoted as saying by a German paper.