ROUSSEL QUITS LVMH

Longtime LVMH executive Pierre-Yves Roussel is to become chief executive officer at Tory Burch. Roussel left his role as chairman and ceo of LVMH Fashion Group earlier this year, and was initially said to remain with the group as a special adviser to LVMH chairman and ceo Bernard Arnault.┬áRoussel has been linked romantically to Burch for years. They announced their engagement in 2016 and were finally married only weeks ago at Burch’s Antigua

As head of LVMH Fashion Group, Roussel oversaw the fashion houses Celine, Givenchy, Kenzo, Loewe, Marc Jacobs, Pucci, Rossi Moda and Nicholas Kirkwood. He is probably best known for recruiting Phoebe Philo for Celine, Jonathan Anderson for Loewe and retailers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon of Opening Ceremony for Kenzo.┬áRoussel’s start date at Burch could not immediately be learned.”