The Italian fashion group, bought by Farfetch in 2019 and owner among others of Off-White and Palm Angels, has appointed Cristiano Fagnani, a manager with a 20-year career at Nike, to the newly created post of CMO.
Farfetch said Thursday it's buying one of the most dynamic groups of fashion forward designer brands as it continues to expand fast. It also had news on its exec team and reported wider losses as it invests in growth.
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.
There was a great of talk in Milan about 'sprezzatura', Italian for relaxed and being at ease. A suggestion that the city and its fashion needs to lighten up a little to entice new generation millennials to be consumers.
The founder of Antonioli speaks to FashionNetwork.com about the parent company of Off-White and Heron Preston, New Guards Group, revealing the secret to its success and the upcoming launch of a new label.
ASVOFF, the annual fashion film festival, will stage its 10th edition in Paris this coming weekend, with a new special category of award called Global Champions - a novel move as the celebrated event returns to France.