Ermenegildo Zegna is an Italy based luxury fashion house which was founded in Trivero in the year 1910 by its founder Ermenegildo Zegna. This is the brand that only deals in clothing and accessories for men. Previously the fashion brand was more of textile looms handled by the designer’s father. But today it is looked after by the offsprings of the Zegna family and till date it continues to be the family business and profession. Presently it is headquartered in Milan, Italy. Paolo Zegna is the current Chairman and Gildo Zegna is the current CEO of this luxury brand. It deals in the following products- men’s suits, small and large leather goods, fabric, footwear and accessories. But it also deals in the following services- made to measure suits, overcoats, shirts and ties. As per 2013, the revenue of this luxury brand was 1.3 billion Euros. The subsidiaries of Zegna are Ermenegildo Zegna, Su Misura, Z Zegna, Agnona and Longhi Pelletteria.
Ermenegildo Zegna is the brand that not only manufactures men’s suits for itself but also contemporary brands such as Dunhill, Tom Ford, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. This is the label which is also regarded as one of the wonders of fine fabrics. It is also working to bring reform and change in the production of wool across the globe. A fact trivia for the readers- Zegna is the largest menswear brand on the planet. Second, the original name of the company was kept as ‘Fratelli Zegna di Angelo’ in 1915. Mr. Alessandro Sartori is headed as the Creative Director and to overlook all the departments in the company.
Not only is the brand confined to apparels and accessories but also upholstered the interiors of automobiles such as the Lancia Trevi Volumex in 1982 and sixth generation Maserati Quattroporte sedan. Ermenegildo Zegna is also known to bring change in the Australian wool industry since 1963.
So far this brand has made acquaintance with many other names and worked out great projects- Tom Ford to launch an eponymous label, Perofil to launch another edition of men’s under garments, Maserati to manufacture a luxury sedan, Girard-Perregaux for the launch of timepiece or watch collection, Marcolin group to launch the eyewear collection of Zegna and finally Estee Lauder to launch the fragrance line.
Also people like Adrien Body, Ryan Burns, Jamie Dornan, Sam Riley, Janis Ancens, Shaun De Wet and so forth have marketed the brand wonderfully.