Who Is Gucci’s New Artistic Director, Sabato De Sarno?

After months of hypothesis, Gucci has lastly unveiled its new inventive director succeeding Alessandro Michele.

The style home and Kering Group made the official announcement that Sabato De Sarno will helm the Italian luxurious model, and that he’ll present his first Gucci assortment through the Spring/Summer season 2024 assortment at Milan Fashion Week this coming September.

Michele unexpectedly departed the label in November 2022 after almost eight years, having constructed noteworthy moments within the historical past of the Gucci model. Since then, the home confirmed its first runway collection and not using a inventive director at Milan Fashion Week Men’s with one other present anticipated in February for the Fall/Winter 2023 ready-to-wear season.

As said in an official press launch, De Sarno will answerable for the inventive route of Gucci’s girls’s, males’s, leather-based items, equipment and life-style collections. The model’s President and CEO Marco Bizzarri mentioned, “I’m delighted that Sabato will be a part of Gucci because the Home’s new Artistic Director, one of the influential roles within the luxurious trade. Having labored with quite a lot of Italy’s most famous luxurious style homes, he brings with him an unlimited and related expertise. I’m sure that by Sabato’s deep understanding and appreciation for Gucci’s distinctive legacy, he’ll lead our inventive groups with a particular imaginative and prescient that may assist write this thrilling subsequent chapter, reinforcing the Home’s style authority whereas capitalizing on its wealthy heritage.”

De Sabato added, “I’m deeply honored to tackle the position as Artistic Director of Gucci. I’m proud to hitch a Home with such a unprecedented historical past and heritage, that over time has been in a position to welcome and cherish values I consider in. I’m touched and excited to contribute my inventive imaginative and prescient for the model.”

Previous to his position at Gucci, De Sarno spent over 13 years at Valentino, working with Pierpaolo Piccioli. Earlier than that, he was at Dolce & Gabbana and Prada.

Keep tuned for De Sarno’s first Gucci assortment set to debut in September.

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