Richemont has restructured its fashion division: AZ Factory’s ex-boss is now in charge of Dunhill, and Mauro Grimaldi, now strategic advisor of the Swiss giant's fashion & accessories division, will head AZ Factory.
The denim brand led by Glenn Martens will make its Milan Fashion Week debut in February, joining a womenswear calendar that will also see Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Dsquared2 show for 1,200 international buyers.
Two of the edgiest labels around have chosen to show in Milan, during a fashion week scheduled on January 14-18 and featuring plenty of new names, parties and soirees, with 68 events including 23 physical shows.
The luxury label, in partnership with the Italian Fashion Chamber, will host one emerging stylist on its Instagram account every season to boost their visibility, beginning in February with Marco Rambaldi.
Valentino has switched eyewear partners in a deal with Akoni Group for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of its eyewear after previously working with Luxottica in a partnership that has ended early.