Clemenza, ex-general manager of Krizia and a strategic pick by private equity firm Armònia SGR, in control of the label since 2017, is tasked with stepping up the pace of its structuring and commercial development.
The Italian executive stepped down from his role as EVP at Marcolin in June in order to concentrate his energies into Thélios, the joint venture between the Italian eyewear group and LVMH which he has led since launch.
From new labels to store openings and marketing campaigns, the French luxury group continues to invest on all fronts, notably in its fashion business, whose sales boomed in H1 2019, driven by Dior and Louis Vuitton.
H&M has joined forces with the Chinese designer Angel Chen for its latest high-end fashion collaboration.The Swedish fashion giant will roll out a 45-piece capsule collection designed by the creative this September.
After losing the profitable Gucci licence in 2017, the Italian eyewear group has announced the end of the long-standing deal with Dior, whose licence will go to Thélios, the company set up by LVMH and Marcolin.
As anticipated last week by FashionNetwork.com, the Portuguese designer, ex-creative director of Lacoste, replaces Carol Lim and Humberto Leon as creative director at LVMH-owned Kenzo, also overseeing its brand image.