Jan 4, 2013

New Showroom and Event Space Bows in Milan

“This is an extraordinary opportunity in the middle of a crisis,” said Salomon, whose own fashion company Altana produces children’s wear lines for brands including Gucci, Moncler and Dondup. “In Italy, there is fear for the future now. It’s an attitude towards life and work, but with the Bizzis, we share a sense of freedom and desire to build something. It’s a creative project, it stems from fashion but this can be mixed with other excellences, such as design or digital projects.”

The investment, made through Salomon’s Alchimia holding, totaled between 9 and 10 million euros, or $11.7 million to $13 million at current exchange.

Daks London, Collection Privée, Hapter, Faustdrang, Cangiari and Aqua Bland are some of the brands that have secured showrooms on Via Calabiana. Bizzi underscored that the project is distinct and separated from White as a new company, called Calabiana Srl, was specifically founded for this venture.

Full article at: WWD