In his first interview since joining Versace two years ago, Akeroyd maps out priorities for the Italian luxury company, leveraging on its key asset — creative director Donatella Versace.
The husband of Pierre Bergé attended a book launch Wednesday for “Yves Saint Laurent Accessories” at Christie’s in New York.
The company’s top line was boosted by its apparel and accessories divisions and retail and wholesale channels, but operating costs bit into its bottom line.
Kering has plans for more stores and many more sales under the Saint Laurent banner.
The chief executive officer hopes to triple the size of the French fashion house, which last year broke the billion-euro revenue mark.
The party’s organizer, Luka Isaac, was signed by the Kate Moss Agency on sight.
The Paris concept store on Monday unveiled two window displays devoted to the French fashion house, sealing their reconciliation after a three-year hiatus.
Philippe Contini has been named worldwide communication and marketing director.
Anthony Vaccarello commissioned American artist and fashion photographer Collier Schorr to design the campaign based on raw collages.