LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Ariel Foxman to Exit InStyle
Ariel Foxman, editorial director of InStyle, is leaving the Time Inc.-owned media brand, effective 4 August. Foxman first joined InStyle in 1999, left in 2003 to become founding editor of Condé Nast's now-defunct Cargo magazine, and returned in 2008. His successor — and his next move — have not been announced.
Peter Copping Out at Oscar de la Renta
Peter Copping has stepped down as creative director of Oscar de la Renta, less than two years after being appointed the successor to the eponymous designer, who passed away in October 2014. Copping said he will return to Europe due to "personal circumstances". His replacement has not been named.
Esquire Editorial Hires
Esquire has appointed a new creative director, design director, and editor-at-large, effective August. Alex Wiederin, who retains his current role as executive design director of Town & Country, joins as creative director. Anton Ioukhnovets, creative director of Ioukhnovets Design, has been named design director. Maximillian Potter, writer, author and former executive editor of 5280 magazine, joins as editor-at-large.
Kiton Appoints Executive Vice President
Kiton has named Marco Pirone executive vice president, a newly created role at the Italian menswear label, effective 1 September. Pirone was previously managing director of Louis Vuitton in Italy and before that held management roles at Estée Lauder and L'Oréal.
The Doneger Group Names SVP, Business Development
The Doneger Group has appointed Stuart M Goldblatt to the newly created position of senior vice president, business development. Prior to joining the company, which provides fashion market trends and merchandising strategies, Goldblatt was president and COO of the Bill Blass Group.
Tony Arcabascio Joins Buscemi
American footwear label Buscemi has appointed Tony Arcabascio artistic director. Arcabascio, who began his career as a graffiti artist, co-founded streetwear label Alife and has since worked on collaborations with brands including Adidas and Levis.
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