The Sicilian designer will unveil his first collection for the brand in January 2021.
Sicilian designer Fausto Puglisi is said to be joining the fashion company.
The unions see the company’s plan to move its headquarters from Tuscany as a mass layoff strategy and a loss of resources in the territory.
Unions claim the decision to move 170 employees to Milan is a strategy of “lay offs masked by a proposal of a mass transfer.”
The procedure is expected from Sept. 1, according to the unions.
The decision means 170 employees would need to move to Milan and unions view this as “an impoverishment of the Tuscan territory.”
The two Florence-based companies team up for Kenya’s reforestation.