Harvey Nichols has announced the appointment of Laura Larbalestier to the Group Fashion Buying Director role.
Effective from August 13, Larbalestier will be responsible for the womenswear, menswear and accessories buying across the luxury department store.
She will report into co-chief operating officer Daniela Rinaldi.
Larbalestier joins Harvey Nichols with a wide experience in the luxury retail sector, having held senior positions in buying and merchandising at Browns and Selfridges.
Most recently, she served as buying director at Boutique 1.
Commenting on the appointment, Rinaldi and co-chief operating officer Manju Malhotra 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.”