Luxury retailer Harvey Nichols has named Paula Reed as Group Fashion Director, with effect September 21. In her new role, Reed will be heading up own bought buying for womenswear, menswear and accessories, and will report directly to Harvey Nichols Chief Executive, Joseph Wan.
Reed, who has been with weekly Grazia magazine since its launch in 2005, will be stepping down from her current role as Style Director.
Commenting on the appointment, Joseph Wan said, “I am delighted that Paula is joining the senior management team here at Harvey Nichols, bringing with her a wealth of experience gained in a number of Fashion Director roles across key fashion titles including, The Sunday Times, Harpers & Queen, InStyle UK and Grazia as well as relationships she has formed in the fashion industry that go back over twenty years.
“Her broad experience in fashion complements what Harvey Nichols represents, from the most exclusive luxury brands to the more accessible levels of fashion.”