This weekend in Milano Moda Uomo, ending Monday, was a season of new designers and venerable insider's labels making important statements, as creative minds profited from the lockdown to explore new options.
The menswear label owned by Kering has confirmed the dismissal of 320 employees linked to the closing down of its Italian shirt and knitwear factories. Unions say the loss of this expertise will impoverish Brioni.
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.
Former CEO of Brioni Gianluca Flore, who moved to Burberry in 2017 to oversee the British luxury brand’s operations in the Americas, will step into his new role as chief commercial officer from September 1.
For the past year, Hollywood's brightest stars have either been forced to wear ball gowns in their living rooms to accept awards -- or they have worn fancy pajamas. On Sunday, they hit the Oscars red carpet with flair.