Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.
The designer had most recently been freelancing after running his own label and working at Cerruti and Jack Wills.
The fervor for a glimpse of Gosling or, better yet, an iPhone snap, was particularly piqued.
Proceeds will be used by the specialty retailer to repay and exit its credit facilities.
The executive is a rarity in today’s media landscape: an editorial guy who will become ceo of a multibillion-dollar conglomerate.
More than 500 recipients of the French order, established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, were announced on the occasion of the Easter holiday in Europe.
Citing lack of jurisdiction, Judge Paul G. Gardephe dismissed the case against Laura Buccellati, the grandniece of Mario Buccellati, the company’s founder.