By  on January 8, 2020

MILAN — What will the Roberto Cavalli company look like in 2020? Will chief executive officer Gian Giacomo Ferraris stay on, following the sale to Dubai-based Damac Properties? Will the brand return to the catwalk after a hiatus of a few seasons? Will it hire a creative director or rely on its in-house team? What is the fate of the 200 employees in Florence? How will it find its place in the international fashion system? These are only some of the questions circling around the brand, which is not holding a presentation of its men’s fall 2020 collection at Pitti Uomo or during Milan Men’s Fashion Week.

The acquisition of the company was finalized at the end of November,  as the founder and chairman of Damac Properties, Hussain Sajwani, confirmed the purchase of 100 percent of the Italian fashion house through his private investment company Vision Investments. Vision Investments, part of the Dico Group, is an evolution of a partnership that was signed in 2017 between Cavalli and the Dico Group for the development of Cavalli interiors for luxury hotels under the Aykon moniker.

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