Borsalino, a magical name, hasn’t had the most magical time of late, with a pandemic-induced factory closure and a tough global market, but with an art-inspired collection its new management reveals their strategy.
The Swiss private equity firm, owner of Borsalino, has hired a new operating partner, Jérôme Macario, a corporate finance specialist who has worked at Kering, with the aim of investing in luxury brands.
A moment of restrained escapism at AMI, with founder designer Alexandre Mattiussi creating a collection for a world finally emerging from Covid tentatively. Nothing tentative, however, about the brand's explosive growth.
Borsalino staged the latest version of its novel approach to community and brand building – an online Gentleman’s Club, that included a mini music debut by Jeremy Fraites, co-founder of happening band The Lumineers.
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.
There is nothing like a centenary to focus attention on a brand, especially one on the mend, like Fogal, considered by many as the nec plus ultra of legwear. A brand poised for a notable renaissance, post-coronavirus.
Milan expects to host nearly 500,000 visitors on April 8-14 for the huge, city-wide event, an incredible opportunity for fashion and luxury labels to present countless projects and special initiatives.
In Milan the parting farewell generally addressed to a friend by the Milanese is "buon lavoro," literally "good work," which after a very busy week in the Italian fashion capital, summed up the mood and the style here.
Italy’s Borsalino, one of the world’s most famous hat makers and known for Humphrey Bogart’s fedora in the film “Casablanca”, has been rescued by Haeres Equita, a group of investors led by a Swiss-Italian financier.