Two Months After the Exit if Alessandro Michele.
Gucci’s pursuit for a new creative director has now come to an end as former Valentino fashion director Sabato de Sarno has been appointed to be at the helm of the Italian luxury house. He previously overlooked ready-to-wear for both men’s and women’s at Valentino as well as having experience working at both Prada and Dolce & Gabbana.
“Having worked with a number of Italy’s most renowned luxury fashion houses, he brings with him a vast and relevant experience. I am certain that through Sabato’s deep understanding and appreciation for Gucci’s unique legacy, he will lead our creative teams with a distinctive vision that will help write this exciting next chapter, reinforcing the House’s fashion authority while capitalizing on its rich heritage,” said Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO of Gucci.
Sabato de Sarno stated the following about his new position at Gucci:
“I am deeply honored to take on the role as Creative Director of Gucci. I am proud to join a House with such an extraordinary history and heritage, that over the years has been able to welcome and cherish values I believe in. I am touched and excited to contribute my creative vision for the brand.”
He will show his first collection for Gucci in September at Milan. Stay tuned to PAUSE for more on Gucci as it arrives.