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Giorgio Armani says successor need not be Italian

"I have several little heirs," Mr Armani says, mentioning his two nieces (Roberta and Silvana) and his nephew and his long-time assistant Pantaleo Dell'Orco. "(These are) people who could do good things following up on my path."


OCTOGENARIAN fashion designer Giorgio Armani said on Monday the image of his brand might benefit if he picked a successor - who did not necessarily have to be Italian - for when he retired.

Now 83 and still running the company he founded in the 1970s, Mr Armani has never made...