M&S hires Knicker Queen Janie Schaffer

MARKS & Spencer has hired Janie Schaffer (left), Victoria’s Secret’s chief creative officer and the founder of lingerie chain Knickerbox, to be its director of lingerie and beauty. Schaffer, known as “The Knicker Queen”, is to join the retailer early next year and will succeed Frances Russell, who has been promoted to director of womenswear, the retailer said yesterday.