Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri has met with Dapper Dan and community leaders in Harlem, N.Y., and the company is set to hire new diverse candidates, set up multicultural scholarships, and launch awareness and exchange programs.
The Gucci ceo was in New York Wednesday evening for the Marvin Traub Lecture.
“In addition to amplifying voices of color within the industry we will help ensure that the fashion world is reflective of the world in which we live,” said Miuccia Prada.
The L.A. City Council voted to ban the sale of new fur, but fur supporters challenge that decision.
Gucci’s ceo talks exclusively to WWD as Alessandro Michele also broke his silence in a letter to the brand’s employees.
Kering chief François-Henri Pinault said the group is looking for acquisitions, though he still banks on strong organic growth.
Organic sales at Gucci rose 28.1 percent in the quarter against high comparables, capping a year that saw its revenues top 8 billion euros.
A lack of diversity at fashion businesses was blamed for a slew of recent faux pas in the industry.
Lady Gaga, Emily Blunt, Yara Shahidi and more have already embraced Pantone fall colors for 2019.
Responding to the online audience backlash, the company said it considers “diversity to be a fundamental value” and withdrew the sweater in question from sale.
Italian fashion labels dominated Lyst’s quarterly ranking of the industry’s hottest brands.
Publications well outside the realm of fashion and lifestyle are getting more and more work with luxury apparel brands.