François-Henri Pinault has made some sweeping moves at Kering — some quietly and others more dramatically — including advancing social initiatives, altering the corporate culture and his out-on-a-limb appointment at Gucci.
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More than delivering spectacular fashion, the designer welcomed the public — which will have ripple effects throughout the fashion system for years to come.