Kering group has appointed Sabato De Sarno as creative director of Gucci
French luxury group Kering has appointed Sabato De Sarno as creative director of Gucci, it and will present his debut runway collection at Milan Women’s Fashion Week in September 2023.
The 39-year-old Italian designer joins from Valentino, where he was most recently fashion director overseeing both men’s and women’s collections. Before joining Valentino in 2009, he worked at Dolce & Gabbana and Prada. He will start in his new position as soon as he has completed all his obligations in his current role.
In his new role, De Sarno, who joins from Valentino, will lead the house’s design studio, reporting to Marco Bizzarri, president and CEO of Gucci, with the responsibility for defining and expressing the house’s creative vision across the women’s, men’s, leather goods, accessories and lifestyle collections.