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 event running June 6-10 will be held at the new Mall Big Spaces location.
The Florence-based company has inked an agreement with Saudi Arabia-based Dar Al-Arkan to design the interiors of 160 villas in a new upscale residential district called Mirabilia, as ceo Gian Giacomo Ferraris also hinted at an upcoming hotel project.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, offered some unexpected spiritual guidance at Monday’s preview of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.”
Rick Owens, Rodarte, Lanvin, Chanel, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino are among the designers featured in the show which spans a few areas in The Met and The Cloisters.
Brands continue to expand their home collections in line with their fashion aesthetics.