The Italian label has confided the North American market to luxury industry veteran Daniella Vitale and the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) to Vincenzo Equestre, who joins the brand from Chaumet.
The co-founder of the Experienced Capital fund and ex-SMCP director has joined the board of the Florentine label, currently in the midst of a transition phase. Future CEO Marco Gobbetti will start in January 2022.
In a busy Saturday in Milan, Giorgio went Zen master in his private palazzo, Dolce & Gabbana presented disco damsels, Ermanno Scervino refocused with force and Salvatore Ferragamo had a tricky delivery.
The Middlebury, Connecticut-based watchmaker announced on Wednesday that it has signed a strategic licensing agreement to produce timepieces for the American luxury brand owned by Authentic Brands Group since 2013.
Milan Fashion Week is scheduled on September 21-27 with an extensive programme including 65 shows, 42 of which will have in-person guests. Physical events will be in a majority, 125 as opposed to only 46 digital ones.
Italy's Salvatore Ferragamo said on Tuesday its retail sales in July and August were close to pre-coronavirus levels, after returning to operating profit in the first half of 2021 from a pandemic-driven loss last year.
Former CEO of Brioni Gianluca Flore, who moved to Burberry in 2017 to oversee the British luxury brand’s operations in the Americas, will step into his new role as chief commercial officer from September 1.
Covid has forced the Italian luxury industry to step up the pace of its transformation and search for investors, as shown by Zegna announcing a forthcoming stock market listing, and L Catterton’s acquisition of Etro.