Ferragamo creative director Giornetti leaving after 16 years

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MILAN (AP) — Salvatore Ferragamo's creative director, Massimiliano Giornetti, is leaving the fashion house after 16 years.

In a statement, Ferragamo thanked Giornetti for his commitment and collaboration and said it was taking the opportunity of the departure to "revisit our approach to creativity."

Giornetti entered Ferragamo in 2000 as menswear designer and in 2011 became the brand's creative director.

CEO Michele Norsa said in the statement: "Over the years, the company has discovered and supported so many young talents and today can count on an excellent in-house creative team."