Following the departure of Frida Giannini announced in December by luxury group Kering, Alessandro Michele, 42 years-old, has been named creative director at Gucci, according to information published by Bloomberg.
Since the announcement of the departure of Gucci's Artistic Director, Frida Giannini, rumours have been multiplying over her potential successors. After Riccardo Tisci, Hedi Slimane seems to be the leading candidate.
Gucci's sales growth remained sluggish in the first three months of the year. Kering unveiled a reorganisation of its luxury activities with the creation of three divisions to better manage its brands.
Kering has created a technical advisory committee to help it reach its sustainable development goals. Baptized STAG, the Sustainable Technical Advisory Group, the committee includes independent experts in sustainability.
With Bertelli (Prada), Della Valle (Tod's), Angela Missoni and Ermenegildo Zegna serving as vice presidents to President Mario Boselli, the National Chamber of Italian Fashion wants to become a leading figure in the f...
French luxury and retail group PPR expanded its executive board on Thursday to underscore its focus on luxury brands like Gucci and sports label Puma as it posted slightly higher-than-expected profits for 2011.
Luxury brand Gucci (PRTP.PA) has not seen any impact on its business from global economic woes but it would be prepared to react quickly and cut costs if sales slowed, its chief executive said in a newspaper interview.