This week, two news came from the Italian fashion house, Valentino. May 12 it became known that the brand's CEO was changed; Jacopo Venturini was appointed to this post. He will take office on June 1 and thus replaces Stefano Sassi who has been the CEO of the fashion house for the past 14 years.
Before this appointment, Venturini had already worked at Valentino as a brand manager and director of ready-to-wear and retail, and also served as vice president of merchandising and markets for Gucci.
Yesterday creative director Valentino announced another news - this year the fashion house will not take part in the Paris Fashion Week, which will be held in the online format from July 9 to July 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The brand plans to show both men's and women's collections in September as part of Milan Fashion Week. Besides, Pierpaolo Piccioli is actively working on a special project dedicated to his new couture collection. The designer noted, that it will be a completely unusual and new experience for Valentino.
Valentino is not the first brand that refused to participate in the Paris Fashion Week. Earlier, Armani and Saint Laurent also announced their intentions to skip the upcoming fashion week.
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