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This week in vogue, Burberry appoints a new chairperson Peaky Blinders, actress Annabelle Wallis is the new face of Cartier, and Anthony Vaccarello amazes us around Saint Laurent series in New York. Locate these stories and more as we show this week’s leading global fashion news.

Gerry Murphy is Appointed the New Chairman of Burberry

Chairman of Tate & Lyle and Blackstone Group International Partners LLP, Gerry Murphy will take over as chairman of Burberry.  Murphy will succeed Sir John Peace that has held this role since 2002. The information follows the British fashion house’s annual shareholder meeting earlier this week. Obviously, this is just the latest of many leadership changes in the provider. Murphy’s new role will commence from May 17th.

Our trench coats are made to keep out the elements. The distinctive storm shield across the shoulders allows rainwater to run cleanly off the human body . Hebe and Xu use The Westminster and The Kensington Trenches with a mix of printed silk scarves. The Heritage Trench, newly reimagined with archive inspiration. . Styled by Jack Borkett for #Burberry. Captured at a new #BurberryPhotoSeries by Thurstan Redding. The #TrenchReimagined

A article shared with Burberry (@burberry) on Apr 17, 2018 at 8:49am PDT

Annabelle Wallis is the New Face of Cartier

Cartier has shown British attractiveness, Annabelle Wallis since the face of its Panthere de Cartier collection. The French jewelry label released a series of Instagram movies starring the stunning actress using the hashtag Bold and Fearless along with the news that Wallis was picked as the ambassador because of her fearless soul and determination. The Peaky Blinders performer said, “I found that Panthère de Cartier resonates with all the energy and forces that push me as a woman.” Directed by Cas Bird, the series’s California-themed campaign staring Wallis will be a glamours update from the record of her most recent movie, The Mummy.

@AnnabelleWallis explores the spirit of #PanthèredeCartier #BoldandFearless

A article shared by Cartier Official (@cartier) on Apr 18, 2018 at 5:02am PDT

 Louis Vuitton Hires Tiffany’s Francesca Amfitheatrof as Artistic Director of Watches and Jewelry

Former Tiffany & Co-head jewellery designer, Francesca Amfitheatrof, has been appointed Artistic Director of jewellery and watches at Louis Vuitton. Amfitheatrof departed Tiffany in January after being substituted by Reed Krakoff as a primary artistic officer. Tiffany has commended their former employee for her contributions to the jewelry giant. Given that Amfitheatrof is behind   the Return to Tiffany and Hardwear collections we’re fairly excited to see what she’ll bring about one of the most historical fashion houses. Amfitheatrof announced the news saying, “It’s with great enthusiasm that I combine Louis Vuitton, a home I feel profoundly connected to through its worth of travel and craftsmanship.”

So excited to combine @louisvuitton as Artistic Director Jewelry and Watches and also to be given the opportunity to work with this true luxury brand. Thank you #michaelburke @delphinearnault_ #nextchapter #louisvuitton thank you @alique_photography for your excellent portrait!

A post shared by Francesca Amfitheatrof (@amfitheatrof) on Apr 16, 2018 at 4:05am PDT

John Targon Leaves Marc Jacobs After Just Two Months

Fourteen days after being hired as creative director of the modern branch at Marc Jacobs, John Targon has abandoned the company. Marc Jacobs confirmed the news in a statement, “John Targon is a talented designer, and we appreciate the job he’s done here. Ultimately working didn’t make sense for your new and we wish him the very best.” Targon started working together with the LVMH-owned label in February heading up the design of the new lower-priced offerings. Following his death, he will continue to run Baja East, a tag he co-founded with Scott Studenberg.

EXCLUSIVE: Two and half a year later John Targon, cofounder and codesigner of Baja East, has been hired as creative director of the contemporary branch at Marc Jacobs, he has left the firm, WWD has heard. Marc Jacobs International, which is owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, confirmed Targon’s passing in a statement: “John Targon is a talented designer and we love the work he has done here. Ultimately working did not make sense for your brand and we wish him the best.” Read the story by @jessiredale, link in bio. #wwdnews

A post shared with WWD (@wwd) on Apr 18, 2018 at 2:49pm PDT

Anthony Vaccarello Teases Us About Saint Laurent Show in New York

There are strong rumours that Anthony Vaccarello will show his next collection for Saint Laurent in New York. With the series taking place on the 4th of June, a date which will see NYC bombarded with trend royalty as a result of the CFDA Awards. This is not the first time Vaccarello has expressed interest in showing a set in New York. He told Vogue through an interview last year, he had, “woken up one morning and his first thought was to do his next show in New York.” Furthermore, he said that he, “would want there to be the sense that you are in New York, that you really get the vibe of the city.” Stay tuned for official verification.

#SaintLaurent Summer 18

A post shared with Anthony Vaccarello (@anthonyvaccarello) on Apr 18, 2018 at 8:26am PDT

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