David Renne was a stylist at Gucci and had just been appointed artistic director of Moschino to succeed Jeremy Scott. But the Italian house announced his death on November 10, after a “sudden illness”.
You probably did not know the name of Davide Renne, who could have made a name for himself thanks to his new position, if he had not died suddenly at the age of 46. After nearly two decades as a stylist at Gucci, he had just been appointed artistic director of Moschino on November 1, 2023, before the brand announced his death on November 10.
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In a statement, Massimo Ferretti, president of Moschino’s parent company Aeffe, confirmed the sad news:
“There are no words to describe the pain we are experiencing during this dramatic time. Even though he only stayed with us for a very short time, Davide immediately knew how to make himself loved and respected. Today we have a responsibility to pursue what his imagination and creativity only envisioned. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends. »
Davide Renne was born in 1977 in Follonica, Tuscany. After studying fashion in Florence, he started his career alongside his mentor Alessandro Dell’Acqua (who currently heads the N°21 brand), before joining Gucci in 2004. In his last years at the Florentine house, he mainly headed the women’s clothing department. -under the artistic direction of Alessandro Michele who paid tribute to him on Instagram:
“My dear friend, inseparable brother, great love. What an incredible and unforgettable journey we had together. So much laughter and such unbridled joy. How many unconscious dreams have we chased. And how tightly we held each other, our hearts were beating. Because not only were you one of the most talented creatives I’ve ever known. Above all, you were an irreplaceable part of a small, run-down family. Ours, the one we built with all the love in the world. »
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