Mar 21, 2015

Emilio Pucci Names Creative Director

Following the departure of Peter Dundas, Emilio Pucci has appointed Massimo Giorgetti as its new creative director. Giorgetti will split his time between his existing role as creative director for Milan-based label MSGM, and his new job at Pucci, based in Florence. The designer will show his first collection for the house in September. "Massimo Giorgetti embodies the entrepreneurial spirit and ingenuity of a new breed of fashion designers," a statement for Emilio Pucci said of the 37-year-old designer. "Hailed by the international press as one of Italy's most talented young designers, Giorgetti emerged on the fashion scene with a maverick aesthetic that gravitattes towards irreverent, joyful prints and bold colour."

Roberto Cavalli Taps Peter Dundas
Peter Dundas has been appointed the new creative director of Roberto Cavalli. Formerly creative director of Pucci for seven years, the appointment marks his return to the Roberto Cavalli brand, where he worked between 2002 and 2005. Dundas’ first collection for the house will be presented in September.

Paul Smith Hires First Creative Director
In a move that will allow eponymous designer Paul Smith to spend more time on creative projects, Simon Homes has been appointed as the British brand’s first creative director. Homes has been with Paul Smith since 2004, previously working as head of men’s design.

Suno Names Chief Operating Officer
New York-based womenswear label Suno has appointed Maloni Goss as chief operating officer. Goss joins from Chanel, where she was director of wholesale strategy development, and previously held roles at Gap Inc. and Polo Ralph Lauren.