Diane Von Furstenberg Appoints New Artistic Director

Diane von Furstenberg

Diane von Furstenberg has appointed Michael Herz because the artistic director of her brand


After celebrating 40 years of her iconic wrap dress with a star-studded catwalk show this week, Diane von Furstenberg is ensuring her brand continues to stay contemporary with the appointment of a brand new artistic director.

Former creative director of Bally, Michael Herz is the person that have been hired to enroll in the Von Furstenberg team during this newly-created role. He’ll work closely with the designer herself, and should be answerable for overseeing the promotion and design of all aspects of the label – from ready-to-wear to how the stores look.

Herz’s appointment follows his time working with Diane von Furstenberg as a curator for her recent exhibition, Journey of a Dress, in La.

Speaking to WWD about his new role, Herz said: ‘I stay up for working closely with Diane and the team to continue to construct a powerful ready-to-wear and accessories portfolio this is renowned around the globe.’

And we glance forward to seeing what Michael has to bring to the label…

By Olivia Marks

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