The New York-based lifestyle group announced the resignation of the Italian designer from its Stuart Weitzman footwear brand on Monday, citing unspecified workplace misconduct as the reason for the departure.
The sixth edition of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit provided its 1,300 participants with a range of ideas aiming to tackle social and ecological issues and set about making systematic changes in the fashion industry.
Major global brands Nike, H&M, Burberry and Gap have signed up to an initiative that aims to improve the industry's record on sustainability after a study found less than one percent of clothing is recycled.
Burberry seems to be on track with its transformation plan with sales and profits not suffering as it enters a period of fast change. But tough comparisons and regional variations also had an impact on its latest year.
The Italian designer, who arrived at the head of the British label in March, has paid tribute to the house's heritage with a selection of quintessentially Burberry looks, revealed on his Instagram account.
Burberry has announced a “strategic investment” in leathergoods as it moves from a mainly apparel focus to grow its accessories business, buying a luxury leathergoods firm from longstanding Italian partner CF&P.