MILAN (Reuters) – Giorgio Armani might look at a joint enterprise with one more Italian firm, the founder of the Milanese style property told U.S. magazine Vogue, opening the door for the initially time to a potential business enterprise partner.
In an job interview published on the vogue.com web site, Armani, 86, mentioned the COVID-19 emergency experienced “made us open up our eyes a bit.”
Armani dominated out likely the way of lots of other Italian luxury goods manufacturers, like Gucci, Fendi and Bulgari, which have been bought by market giants LVMH and Kering SA, declaring a French buyer was not on the playing cards.
Nevertheless, he explained his long-held notion that the business should really continue to be impartial was no more time “so strictly required.”
“One could think of a liaison with an vital Italian corporation,” he explained without the need of elaborating, except to increase that it did not have to be a style company.
Vogue also quoted Armani’s niece Roberta Armani, who performs at the family’s firm, as saying “it could be fantastic, finally, to have an significant Manufactured in Italy joint enterprise in the manner industry” although she added she experienced no insight on her uncle’s ideas.
Reporting by Valentina Za modifying by Jonathan Oatis