Fashion & Luxury


BlackBook is a best-in-class consultancy and search practice within the fashion and luxury industry. Our experience and deep technical knowledge means we are trusted by some of the most iconic global and emerging brands to find the most in demand and hard to find talent. Our accomplishments span a variety of placements across the board level to roles within the creative, buying, technical, retail and marketing functions.



Recent Projects


Senior HR Manager – UK

Luxury Footwear Company

Finance Director – UK

Luxury Fashion Brand

PR Director – EMEA

Luxury Ecommerce Company

Communications Director

Luxury Brand

Head of Design – USA

Luxury Watch & Accessories Brand

Global CIO – UK

Leading Fashion Brand

Senior Designer – UK

Leading Fashion Brand

Managing Director – Italy

Global Luxury Brand


Executive VP Global HR "GANT had the pleasure of working with BlackBook when searching for a Design Manager. The process throughout was professional and smooth. The presentation of the final candidate shortlist was very structured and thorough. I would like to thank BlackBook for a great cooperation and I look forward to more in the future!" "I would like to thank BlackBook for a great cooperation and I look forward to more in the future!" John O'Sullivan - Founder "BlackBook’s insight and knowledge of the Luxury goods sector is unparalleled and allowed us to develop and execute a strong strategy for international expansion and growth." "BlackBook’s insight and knowledge of the Luxury goods sector is unparalleled" Luigi Feola - Managing Partner - Head of Europe "I've worked with many top level Executive Search firms during my career, but very few could match BlackBook's prowess and industry knowledge. The level of tailored service that they provide is unparalleled.

I think the real competitive edge that BlackBook have is the ability and willingness to invest a significant amount of time to get to know the target company and the candidate in a way that ensures the right fit, increasing the chance of the candidate to succeed in the new role."
"I've worked with many top level Executive Search firms during my career, but very few could match BlackBook's prowess and industry knowledge"

Fashion & Luxury News

Under Armour beats quarterly revenue estimates
November 2, 2020 - The Baltimore-based company’s shares rose 7% premarket, as it also announced the sale of it MyFitnessPal exercise tracking platform for $345 million to Francisco Partners. The company forecast full-year revenue to fall in the high-teen percentage, compared to analysts’ average estimate of a 25.7% drop, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. Under Armour is still suffering from a plunge in ...

New Look landlords challenge CVA as retailer faces new national lockdown
November 2, 2020 - New Look landlords have challenged its CVA proposals, placing fresh doubt on the fashion retailer’s chances of survival. British Land and Land Securities are among the landlords that have challenged the CVA, which was approved by creditors in September. However, the statutory challenge period ran until the middle of October. Three sources with knowledge of the process said that there ...

Frasers claims it’s excluded from Debenhams auction due to lack of data
November 2, 2020 - Frasers Group CEO Mike Ashley is reportedly angry at being “excluded” from the Debenhams auction after telling the parties handling it that the data provided about the business was “woefully inadequate” and that his firm couldn’t bid on such vague information. His lawyers claimed Frasers had received less information than other bidders and claimed this was part of a deliberate attempt to shut it ...

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