RAVARINO, Italy — With his deep blue eyes and contagious smile, Carlo Rivetti walks through the different departments of Sportswear Co.’s headquarters with the nimble and relaxed pace of an understated prince reigning over a playful and peaceful realm.
That kingdom, located here, in the northern Italian countryside on the border between the Bologna and Modena provinces, is not populated by talking animals or animated characters as in a Walt Disney movie, but by 100 employees who, under the guidance of president and creative director Rivetti, are knee-deep in a fashion project called Stone Island.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)