PARIS — Adding to a string of deals this year in Europe’s luxury sector — this time with a proven and familiar design talent — Kering is investing in Tomas Maier, the signature brand of Bottega Veneta’s creative director, WWD has learned.
The French group is to reveal today that it has formed a joint venture with Maier to develop his brand, founded in 1997 and known primarily for swimwear, knitwear and jersey.
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