Designers chose to host their runways in the most unexpected places on Sunday, like Sunnei, which unveiled its collection among the giant pillars holding up a motorway, and Palm Angels, which opted to show in the metro.
Milan has lost Prada, MSGM and N°21. Giorgio Armani, however, will be there in force, both opening and closing the event, which welcomes four new names: Youser, David Catalan, Edithmarcel and Miguel Vieira.
Designer Raghavendra Rathore is expanding his brand’s textile offerings through a partnership with the luxury Italian fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna. Rathore also reopened his Delhi flagship store in DLF Emporio.
Carlo Alberto Beretta (formerly at Zegna and Bottega Veneta) has been appointed brand general manager for Tod's, reporting to the group's CEO and general manager, Umberto Macchi di Cellere, effective Feb. 25.
Half the audience attending the first show of the new Milan menswear season had arrived from Pitti at Stazione Centrale. And they returned to the station in the evening for the latest Ermenegildo Zegna XXX collection.
The three-day Milan Men's Fashion Week kicking off on January 11 features a much-changed line-up, losing eight names, including Giorgio Armani, and introducing eight new ones, among them John Richmond.