People

Gucci appoints Sabato De Sarno as creative director

Gucci has found a successor for Alessandro Michele: Sabato De Sarno takes on the creative direction of the Italian fashion house. De Sarno will report directly to Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri, Gucci and parent company Kering announced on Saturday. As creative director, he will be responsible for “defining and executing the creative vision of the...

Jan 28, 2023

Business |Interview

Founder Michaël Azoulay talks American Vintage and its conquest of the US

It has been quite a journey for the brand from Marseille, France, inspired by the American lifestyle. Founded by Michaël Azoulay in 2005, American Vintage now employs 850 people worldwide, both directly and indirectly, and has "a turnover of 140 million euros, 130 brand shops and 1,500 retailers worldwide". Having emerged "stronger" from the...

Jan 27, 2023

Fairs

Salon International de la Lingerie: A sector more dynamic than ever

Salon International de la Lingerie was well attended this weekend. Held from January 21 to 23 and now operated by WSN, the event demonstrated the resilience of the sector in a context of inflation and rising energy costs. FashionUnited looks back at the highlights of this year's AW23 edition. A fresh start For their first official iterations...

Jan 27, 2023

Management

Aeffe FY revenue up 8.4 percent, exceeding pre-Covid levels

Luxury fashion group Aeffe has reported revenue of 352 million euros in its preliminary 2022 results, surpassing pre-pandemic levels from 2019. Revenue for the group, whose portfolio includes brands Moschino, Alberta Ferretti, Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini, and Pollini, increased 8.4 percent from a year earlier, or 7.7 percent at constant...

Jan 27, 2023

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