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Industry News – July 21st, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, July 21st, 2016…

PETER COPPING LEAVES TOP POSITION AT OSCAR DE LA RENTA – TFL
“Peter Copping is leaving Oscar de la Renta. Formerly the artistic director of Nina Ricci before taking the helm of de la Renta, Copping was named as creative director of Oscar de la Renta just days before the house’s legendary founder’s death in October 2014.”

NICOLAS GHESQUIÈRE TO LEAVE LOUIS VUITTON, LVMH DENIES – TFL
“LVMH boss Bernard Arnault is considering a change of creative director at Louis Vuitton with the up-and-coming Jonathan Anderson, now at sister brand Loewe, viewed as the best candidate to replace Nicolas Ghesquière, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter.”

YOGA PANTS THAT CORRECT YOUR FORM AND THE FUTURE OF HAPTIC FASHION – racked
“The pants, developed by Australian company Wearable Experiments, appear to be a typical sleek, skin-tight outfit, like something you’d see in every yoga studio in the world.”

AMAZON JUST LOST A HUGE SELLER BECAUSE OF FAKE PRODUCTS, A PROBLEM IT DENIES IS HAPPENING – Business Insider
“The German footwear company Birkenstock will no longer sell its sandals on Amazon due to the rise of counterfeit products on the e-commerce site, CNBC’s Ari Levy reported Wednesday.”

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM MIAMI SWIM WEEK – Yahoo!
“From July 14 to July 18 Miami transformed into a massive hub showcasing the finest in swimwear design.”

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN’S DNA CLONED FOR NEW FASHION LINE — POSSIBLY WITHOUT HIS BRAND’S BLESSING – Yahoo!
“Last week, word spread that a recent design school graduate, Tina Gorjanc, planned to clone the late Alexander McQueen’s DNA to create a line of accessories made of human skin.”

THE CRAZY RANGE OF SUPREME’S BRAND COLLABORATIONS – racked
“Supreme may be exclusive, but that doesn’t mean the label keeps to itself: The streetwear brand has an impressively long history of partnering with other big names.”

WHAT IS THE (LEGAL) SIGNIFICANCE OF LOUIS VUITTON’S PACKAGING MAKEOVER? – TFL
“Louis Vuitton is making headlines after revealing that it is changing its packaging.”

COLE HAAN AND JACKTHREADS LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE FOOTWEAR COLLECTION – FashionMag
“JackThreads put their design spin on Cole Haan’s performance-focused footwear for the collection.”

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