MILAN — Aeffe SpA has promoted Nicholas Kirkwood to the postof creative director of the Pollini brand, which will focus on its coreaccessories business and shutter its apparel division.
TheItalian manufacturer — which, in addition to Pollini, produces anddistributes collections for Alberta Ferretti, Moschino, Jean PaulGaultier and Cacharel — tapped Kirkwood to spearhead Pollini’saccessories division in May 2008. At the time, Jonathan Saunders alsojoined Pollini as ready-to-wear director, but he has since left thecompany. The two men succeeded Rifat Ozbek at the end of his four-yearcontract.
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