Robert Williams
Luxury Editor

Robert Williams is the Luxury Editor at The Business of Fashion (BoF). Based in Paris, Robert oversees BoF’s coverage of the luxury sector as well as reporting features on French and Italian companies in luxury fashion, jewellery, and cosmetics. Previously, Robert covered European luxury for Bloomberg News in Paris. He has a Masters in Journalism and International Economic Development from the Paris Institute of Political studies (Sciences Po) and is a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.

The News in Brief

Sergio Azzolari is joining Roberto Cavalli as its new CEO, effective April 2, the Italian brand said Thursday. The CEO of DSquared since 2017, Azzolari previously held roles at Tod’s, Luxottica, and Missoni.

Paris-based contemporary fashion group SMCP has named Elina Kousourna CEO of its second-biggest brand, Maje, moving the executive from its Fursac menswear division.

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