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Fashion news of the week – by Aoife Valentine

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen win CFDA Award Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen beat off stiff competition from the likes of Marc Jacobs to win the Womenswear Designer of the Year award at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards this …

Sat, Jun 9, 2012, 12:32

   

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen win CFDA Award

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen beat off stiff competition from the likes of Marc Jacobs to win the Womenswear Designer of the Year award at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards this week. 

 

Alexander Wang Files Official Denial of Sweatshop Allegations

Alexander Wang Inc. this week filed an official denial of claims former employees were forced to work in sweatshop conditions, arguing that he complied with all his legal responsibilities as an employer. 

 

Hermès Names New CEO

The founding family of the luxury label Hermes have named Axel Dumas, the chief operating officer as their new CEO, placing control firmly back in the family’s hands.

 

Kenneth Cole to Regain Control in Namesake Label

The board of directors at Kenneth Cole have approved the label’s namesake designer’s offer to buy out the 54 per cent of the company’s shares he doesn’t already own, allowing him to assume complete control.

 

Topshop Launch Reclaim to Wear Collaboration

Topshop are launching an ‘up-cycled’ capsule collection with Reclaim to Wear, made entirely from excess stock and production cut-offs, this month on their website.

 

Gisele Bundchen Launches Shantytown Model Search

Gisele Bundchen launched a modelling competition in Brazil’s shantytown’s last week, the winner of which will receive a modelling contract.