Branding, engagement and cooperation emerged as the key futures at the conference held at Milan’s Stock Exchange.
The change comes about six months after the English shoe company was bought by the American billionaire.
Massimo Renon succeeds Zoppas as ceo of Marcolin.
As part of the “Apritimoda! Milan Discovers Atelier” event, 20 brands will welcome visitors at their headquarters Oct. 21-22.
Fabrics and tailored clothing designed by London students and made between an Italian rehab center and a British prison will be unveiled in the fall.
These major names will set up booths at the footwear fairgrounds to support the industry.
Retro sports looks, layering, strong outerwear and a fresh summer color palette were some of the main trends praised by retailers.
The British musician and actor will appear in “Will” next month as Christopher Marlowe.