IN THE PINK?: Could Schiaparelli be zeroing in on its new creative director? According to market sources, Schiaparelli is in talks with Bertrand Guyon, a seasoned couture designer currently at Valentino. The Frenchman, a graduate of the École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, has also worked at couture houses Christian Lacroix and Givenchy.
Owned by Italian entrepreneur Diego Della Valle, Schiaparelli has been searching for a creative director since last November, when it parted ways with Marco Zanini after a two-season collaboration. Its spring collection unveiled in January was designed by an in-house team.
This story first appeared in the March 11, 2015 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.