Gant has announced its former creative director Christopher Bastin will be returning to the group in the new role of global artistic director. Bastin will join office on October 1 and will report directly to Gant executive vice-president of product and design Karen Vogele, Drapers reported. He was creative director at the Swedish fashion retailer for three years from 2012. Bastin first joined Gant in 2005 as a shirt designer and was appointed as head of design for Gant Rugger four years later. Read more at Retail Gazette.