Harvey Nichols has appointed Laura Larbalestier as group fashion buying director, with effect from 13 August.
Larbalestier will be responsible for womenswear, menswear and accessories buying across the business. She will report into Daniela Rinaldi.
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Larbalestier previously held senior positions in buying and merchandising at Browns and Selfridges, and was most recently buying director at Boutique 1.
Rinaldi and Manju Malhotra, co-chief operating officers at Harvey Nichols, said: “This is an exciting time for Harvey Nichols and, with her wealth of experience and expertise, we have no doubt that she will help strengthen the fashion sector within the business.”
Larbalestier added: “As one of the world’s leading luxury department stores, the strength of the brand, its prestigious history and world-class team represent an incredible opportunity. I can’t wait to get started.”