Mulberry appoints Emma Hill
Hill is a major force in the accessories market and during her career helped to launch the Marc by Marc Jacobs and bags at high street chain Gap. She also designed for the Marc Jacobs mainline.
Hill has been drafted in to replace Katie Grand who decided not to take up the position at Mulberry last month. However Grand will continue to consult on the autumn 08 and spring 09 collections.
Hill said: "I’ve always loved Mulberry and look forward lending my skills to build on the brand’s exciting recent achievements and secure its position in the international marketplace."
Hill will head up the design team and oversee all creative functions of the company.