Pitti Connect took a novel turn with Herno CEO Claudio Marenzi presenting the brand’s latest sustainable ideas with Globe, before linking to Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti, who has launched eco-retail concept Pea Green.
Italy on Monday signed a partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to build a virtual store for Italian products, in a move aimed at boosting business-to-business (B2B) exports amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brothers Giuliano and Giordano Calza have sold a majority stake in their high-end streetwear brand to Italian investment firm Made in Italy Fund, but will continue to play an active role at the company.
After bailing out menswear label Corneliani, the Italian government is supporting the growth of womenswear label Liu Jo via a €15 million loan by state-controlled investment bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.
White, the uniquely located fashion-forward Milanese tradeshow, this month plans to celebrate Made in Italy and support sustainability, while it showcases several exciting new talents in its upcoming 300-brand salon.
Few people play as pivotal a role in Italian fashion as Raffaello Napoleone, the chief executive officer of Pitti Imagine, whose twice-a-year menswear salon is, to many people, the top-ranked fashion salon anywhere.
No brand in millinery has more mystic than Borsalino, which after a turbulent half-decade now seems back on track. We caught up with Creative Director Giacomo Santucci to hear his vision for the hatmaker to the stars.