Mark Howard Thomas has quit Helmut Lang, barely two years after being appointed creative director of menswear of the fashion house. He will be headed to Lacoste as its new director of men's fashion show.
Luxury conglomerate LVMH has pushed back the final of its much-watched LVMH Prize to September, the first time the award ceremony will take place in autumn; on September 4 in Paris, inside the Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Founded by Delphine Arnault in 2014, the LVMH Prize has welcomed 16 new experts to its committee and announced the calendar for this year's competition. Applications for designers are open until 4 February.