CEO of the Italian brand, Gildo Zegna, explained why they hired Pilati to WWD. He said, "We are appreciated for our quality, fabrics and style. We wanted to add a twist of fashion and this was the right moment. This will also help us to work with less mature clients, and catch opportunities in emerging markets where there are younger and wealthier customers".
So will Pilati be a good match for the super sleek Milan-based brand? We'll have to wait and see. Here's a reminder of some of the best moments from Stefano's former fashion house below: