Italian luxury outerwear company Moncler said on Monday it would end its Gamme Rouge and Gamme Bleu lines and their designers Giambattista Valli and Thom Browne would leave the company to focus on their own brands.
The Eternal City suddenly seemed eternally young, after the four-day Altaroma, a novel mix of haute couture shows; debutant catwalks displays, exhibitions and talks featuring fashion, design and photography greats.
Scenes of great joy at the climax of the Giambattista Valli, as his audience rose to their feet in a standing ovation as he took a long extended bow, walking the length of the interior garden of the Petit Palais.
Artémis, the family holding company of the Pinault family, has bought a stake in the Giambattista Valli fashion house. The Pinaults' luxury conglomerate, Kering, includes Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci and Alexander McQueen.