Moving to one show each season will significantly help to simplify many aspects of our business. Maintaining two separate, disconnected calendars has been a result of tradition rather than practicality.
Diversity and inclusion, which are the real grounds for creativity, must remain at the center of what we do.
We realised that the safer creative people and craftsman feel, the better the collection they produce. If they do a better collection, my revenues grow. It is not easy to attach figures, but it is what happens.
Europe is one of the best travel destinations in the world.
Creative directors can be egocentric, they say. I decide; they shout at people and harass. I don't want that.
I tend to make my most important decisions by following my instincts rather than any straightforward logic.
In a company like Gucci, you can lose millions and millions in a second.
Sometimes emotions are more important than rationality.
The luxury market and its consumer are very flexible and reactive.