15 Facts About Zegna


In 1972, Zegna launched its made-to-measure service called Su Misura.

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International development strategy run by the Zegna brothers brought to the openings of the first owned boutique in Paris in 1980, followed by Milan in 1985.

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In 1991 Zegna became the first luxury label to open a store in China.

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Angelo's son, and namesake of the company's founder, Ermenegildo "Gildo" Zegna, became CEO of the Group in 1997; his cousin Paolo became the chairman.

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In 1991 Zegna was the first luxury brand to enter the China market, with a flagship store in Beijing; and one of the first to access the Indian market.

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In 2014, Zegna acquired the majority of Achill, an Australian wool farm counting about 12,500 sheep in its flock.

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In 2021, Zegna agreed to go public by combining with a US special-purpose acquisition company launched by European private equity group Investindustrial.

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On December 20,2021, the Zegna Group went public in New York with a valuation of $3.

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Since June 2016, the artistic director of Zegna has been Alessandro Sartori, who is entrusted with the creative functions of all Zegna brands and lines.

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Lanificio Zegna is located in Trivero, in the Piedmont region of Northern Italy.

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Ermenegildo Zegna Group is the largest menswear brand in the world by revenue.

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In 2017, Ermenegildo Zegna launched a four-chapter campaign called Defining Moments.

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Zegna produced a four-part series of short films titled A Rose Reborn, directed by Park Chan-wook in 2014.

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In 2000 a charity organization, Fondazione Zegna, was set up by the Zegna family with the aim of giving continuity to the founder's thought that quality and dedication can live in harmony with the protection of the natural environment, social welfare and cultural development.

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Zegna Group is one of the signatories of the Fashion Pact, a plan signed by 32 major fashion brands to reduce their environmental impact.

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