– Missoni just sold a relevant minority quote to an Italian private equity fund. Recently created, the fund is managed by a former Merrill Lynch banker. This is their first investment in the fashion industry. Crossing fingers.
Soundtrack Boyz II Men “It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday”
– Dries Van Noten sold a majority stake to Puig, a group already owning Carolina Herrera, Nina Ricci, Paco Rabanne.
Soundtrack Adele “Someone like you”
– Patrizio Bertelli recently stated that Prada is not for sale
Soundtrack Queen “I want it all”
– Garden is the new black.
Gucci Garden, Prada Garden Factory, BV Vegetable Garden, Craig Green Strange Garden, Stella McCartney Garden party.
Soundtrack John Denver “Garden song”
“Inch by inch, row by row
Gonna make this garden grow
All it takes is a rake and a hoe
And a piece of fertile ground”
As Gertrude Jekill wrote
“A garden is a grand teacher.
It teaches patience and careful watchfulness;
it teaches industry and thrift;
above all it teaches entire trust”
Hopefully the Masters of Fashion will learn great lessons from Gardening. Or not?
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