Founded in Rome in 1945, Brioni is recognized as the world’s most prestigious menswear couture house.
Under the leadership of CEO Fabrizio Malverdi, Brioni develops and manufactures sartorial ready-to-wear, leather goods, shoes, eyewear, and fragrances. The foundation of the company’s identity is the Bespoke service, entirely custom made garments with an unparalleled level of craftsmanship. Brioni products are distributed globally through directly-owned boutiques and a network of selected department & specialty stores. The company is part of the global Luxury group Kering, which develops an ensemble of luxury houses in fashion, leather goods, jewellery and watches, as well as sport & lifestyle brands.
Brioni and Kering are pleased to announce the appointment of Nina-Maria Nitsche as Creative Director of the House, effective 15 June 2017. Nina-Maria Nitsche will have creative responsibility of the House’s collections and image.
Nina-Maria Nitsche joined Maison Martin Margiela in 1989. For the following 23 years, she worked closely with the designer on the creative vision of the House. After the designer’s resignation, in 2009, Nina-Maria Nitsche took over the creative direction of Maison Martin Margiela.
Nitsche’s long experience and global creative perspective will enable her to reinforce the clarity of Brioni’s identity, emphasise its sartorial values and reinstate its pioneering heritage.