GREEN SHOOTS: Milan-based fashion consultancy Lagente, whose clients include Riccardo Tisci, Hussein Chalayan and Mary Katrantzou, has opened a Paris office. The unit is headed by Elisabeth Dieupart, former head of communications for Roberto Cavalli in France. Dieupart previously worked with leading recruiter Floriane de Saint Pierre and will help expand Lagente’s activities in France.

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“This opening in the French capital is a way for us to be closer to our clients and to deepen our relationship with the French market, which is key to the fashion industry,” said Davide Dallomo, global president of the agency.

The firm, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year, recently launched Lagente Green, a division devoted to young talents.