After stints at Helmut Lang, Gucci and Bottega Venetta, Bellettini joined Saint Laurent as CEO in 2013 to take it to the next level. She talked about identity, creativity and empowerment at the Vogue Fashion Festival.
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.
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.
After being helmed by the German designer for 35 years, the luxury label has opted for continuity with Virginie Viard, who will need to adapt to a market with an increasingly voracious appetite for novelty.
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.