Pierpaolo Piccioli, Massimo Giorgetti, Nicolò Beretta and Luisa Beccaria remembered the late Vogue Italia editor in chief.
The issue hitting newsstands on Feb. 19 includes interviews with Jeremy Scott, Marina Abramovic, Rain Dove and Ruth Bell, among others.
Exhibitors were upbeat about the increased traffic at the handbag and accessories trade show.
Despite rising prices for raw materials and market instability, the Italian textile industry closed 2018 with sales of 7.86 billion euros and exhibitors at the trade show were optimistic about future prospects.
OTB’s charity organization will donate 200,000 euros to fund six projects launched by Italian nonprofits.
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.
The label has tapped ordinary people along with influencers Jennifer Grace, Amixxa and Ayaxxa Miaya and Bloody Osiris, among others, to appear in images and videos.
Ahead of the Mipel trade show, running Feb. 10 to 13 in Milan, Assopellettieri released preliminary 2018 figures showing a 10.3 percent uptick in exports totaling 6.76 billion euros.