Richemont has restructured its fashion division: AZ Factory’s ex-boss is now in charge of Dunhill, and Mauro Grimaldi, now strategic advisor of the Swiss giant's fashion & accessories division, will head AZ Factory.
Passing through Italy, the LVMH group’s managing director gave details about the group’s sourcing strategy and mentioned various projects, from Pucci’s relaunch to the plan to build a Louis Vuitton factory in Tuscany.
Milan-based brand La DoubleJ has named “influential creative leader” Julia Leach its Chief Brand Officer. She’ll work with founders JJ Martin and Andrea Ciccoli “to realise their creative and business goals".
The Milan women’s fashion week starts on Tuesday with a schedule of 173 events, 65of them catwalk shows, featuring the return of Cavalli, Versace and Jil Sander, MM6’s first physicalshow and many interesting new names.
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.
French luxury group LVMH has officially confirmed that it has entrusted the artistic direction of Emilio Pucci to Camille Miceli, who has served as creative director for accessories at Louis Vuitton since 2014.
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.