“Resilience” describes more than just the stretch in La Perla’s swimwear.
The luxury Italian lingerie and swimwear brand had put several hundred employees on government-funded leave until it became part of telecommunications entrepreneur Silvio Scaglia’s portfolio following an animated auction in the Court of Bologna in 2013. Now, as part of Pacific Global Management — which also owns the Elite World network of modeling agencies and Chinese entertainment management firm Gold Typhoon — La Perla’s newfound financial stability has paved the way for expansion.
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