Salvatore Ferragamo has appointed Maximilian Davis as its new Creative Director. The 26-year-old is already an established designer, having launched his eponymous brand in 2020, with pieces worn by Kim Kardashian and Naomi Campbell. He also studied at the London College of Fashion and is a member of Fashion East based in East London. The news came as he dropped out of the LVMH Young Designers Prize, of which he was a semifinalist. Davis explained on Instagram that he is “looking forward to articulating my vision elevated by the codes of Italian craftsmanship, quality, and innovation.” His role is effective immediately.

Alexa Chung Closes Her Brand

Alexa Chung’s brand is officially closing after five years. The model and ‘It Girl’ confirmed that she has been ‘gradually winding down operations’ for months, after she opened the brand in 2017. Famous for her effortless style, she embodies the French off-duty model aesthetic, hugely popular in the 2010s. “It was beyond an honor to be able to create my dream wardrobe,”