Last February 18th 2016 , Ermenegildo Zegna has once again reaffirmed the significance of the superior quality of raw materials by purchasing the top three winning bales of 2015 and has demonstrated its support of the South African mohair, encouraging producers to deliver the highest standards of kid mohair fibers while adopting the best possible growing processes in a sustainable manner.
The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is a leading luxury menswear brand and one of the most renowned businesses in Italy. Founded in 1910 in Trivero, in the Biella Alps, by the young entrepreneur Ermenegildo, whose vision was to ethically create the world’s finest textiles through innovation and the sourcing of the noblest fibers directly from their markets of origin, the company is managed today by the fourth generation of the Zegna family with Gildo Zegna as CEO. Ermenegildo Zegna celebrated 100 years of excellence in 2010. Today there are 523 Zegna stores (303 company-owned) in over countries around the world.In 2012 the Group launched ZegnArt, an independent commitment focused on international collaboration in the field of visual arts and in February 2014, the Group announced the Ermenegildo Zegna Founder’s Scholarship, a 25-year project named for its founder with an annual investment in education of €1 million.
Ermenegildo Zegna celebrates the 45th edition of the mohair trophy
The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is now one of the world’s largest users of the finest raw materials, such as wool, cashmere, mohair, vicuna and silk, and is world renowned for its leadership in clothing and fine fabrics produced under the label Ermenegildo Zegna and Agnona.
Ermenegildo Zegna opens in South Africa
Ermenegildo Zegna, opens the doors of its first store in South Africa in the Diamond Walk of Sandton City, the thriving luxury shopping destination Johannesburg. This new store follows the openings in Egypt (2006), Morocco and Nigeria (2014), and reflects the importance of a continued expansion within the African continent for the Group. Created by Zegna’s in-house architects, the design is based on the creative concept of the global stores developed by architect Peter Marino.
In the best of tradition andcontemporary design, reinforcing both the innovative spirit and the brand’s heritage, the boutique leverages the combination of fine materials, natural colors and technical innovation to envelop the customer within an exquisite shopping experience.
The Johannesburg store carries Ermenegildo Zegna’s diverse offerings, each displayed across different areas specially designed to create a virtual journey through the world of Zegna.
(Sandton City Shopping Centre) Diamond Walk, Sandton City U22, 1609 Johannesburg