ICON | APR22

Iniziare è stato prendere una scelta drastica. Ho cercato di approcciare il mondo del luxury, che conoscevo molto bene, da un lato differente. Il timing è stato corretto: sei anni fa era appena iniziata l’era in cui direttori creativi e Ceo stavano abdicando, mentre il fashion business attraversava una profonda…

WWD | MAR22

According to Alessandro Maria Ferreri, the owner and CEO of The Style Gate consulting firm, the big Russian retailers have blocked payments and shipments for spring, and are canceling their orders for pre-collections, which were set to be delivered in June.“Even in normal times importing goods in Russia is extremely…

WWD | JAN22

Coveri Links Fashion, Food, Art.The Florence-based fashion house is launching a food collaboration with Galateo & Friends marked by the brand’s unmistakable colorful prints. FLORENCE, Italy — Walking by the banks of the Arno river here, few would suspect what an imaginative, colorful and pop world lies behind the stately…

IL FOGLIO | SEP21

Una rete di 650 persone, circa 20 per cento della forza lavoro del distretto- “Il near shoring, la produzione vicino casa, non è mai stata importante come adesso, osserva il consulente d’impresa Alessandro Maria Ferreri, fondatore di The Style Gate. “Tantissime aziende hanno bisogno sia nella supply chain sia di…

IL GIORNALE | MAY21

ALESSANDRO MARIA FERRERI: “ I AM THE RASPUTIN OF FASHION AND I SOLVE PROBLEMS” Journalist Manila AlfanoIL GIORNALE – May 1st 2021 If he weren’t so chic, he’d remind you of Pulp Fiction’s Mister Wolf (“I solve problems.”) Well, instead, Alessandro Maria Ferreri introduces himself with a smile, saying “Rasputin,”…

WWD | APR21

Exploring the Gucci/Balenciaga Tie-up “One brand is reworking the aesthetic code of another label, taking iconic shapes and molding them into something new. And both designers are disruptive. Alessandro [Michele] sprinkled a good dose of pepper on Gucci.” The tie-up “brings additional desire to the Gucci brand,” said Alessandro Maria…

WWD | MAR21

The Luxury Paradigm Of Louboutin Investor Exor “I personally find this operation very interesting,” said Alessandro Maria Ferreri, owner and CEO of The Style Gate consulting firm, who also pointed to the importance of family relations and recalling the longtime friendship between Louboutin and Ginevra Elkann, sister of John Elkann,…

WWD | FEB21

Communication, Valentino Style Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli believes in a new modular and flexible approach to talk to Valentino’s different customer targets and communities. Alessandro Maria Ferreri, chief executive officer and owner of The Style Gate consulting firm, concurred, saying that, while It Is important to protect the integrity of…

QUALITYMILAN.COM | FEB21

Alessandro Maria Ferreri: Intelligence Service for LuxuryIf the world of fashion had a network of secret agents, Alessandro Maria Ferreri would be its director.Expansive product knowledge, an extensive network, an intuitive sense of timing, and the massive amount of information at his disposal would make Alessandro Maria Ferreri the perfect…

WWD | FEB21

Mattec Waves the Flag for Made in Italy Production The provider of interiors for luxury brands’ stores, including Off-White, Christian Louboutin, Vivienne Westwood and more, helps turn the creativity of designers into reality. MILAN — No fashion brand would deny the value of providing customers with an in-store experience.“It takes…

WWD | DEC20

ALESSANDRO MARIA FERRERI FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, THE STYLE GATE CONSULTING FIRM. Overall impressions: I watched them all. I did not really understand the companies that hosted IRL shows: I do understand it’s been a huge effort to try and get back to normal life, but especially in this…

GLINT | NOV20

Le président directeur général de la société The Style Gate basée à Milan, Alessandro Maria Ferreri, nous dresse un bilan sur l’état de santé actuel du luxe en italie et nous parle de ses projets futurs. avec un sens inné du style, cet ingénieur, formé à l’école polytechnique de turin,…

WWD | OCT20

MILAN — How close are the fashion and food industries? Very much so, according to the executives and designers who met at Milan’s luxury hotel Palazzo Parigi on Thursday evening for the event that was fittingly called “Food and Fashion,” organized by Galateo & Friends, consulting firm The Style Gate…

FORBES LIVE | OCT20

Due mondi apparentemente lontani come la moda e il cibo hanno trovato un punto di incontro nell’evento ForbesLive, andato in scena mercoledì 30 settembre a Palazzo Parigi a Milano. La serata, organizzata da Forbes in collaborazione con The Style Gate e Galateo&Friends e condotta da Alessandro Rossi, direttore di Forbes…

FORBES | JUL20

Chi l’avrebbe detto che i grandi brand della moda avrebbero considerato ristoranti e hotel come fossero pezzi pregiati delle loro collezioni? Invece, da qualche tempo, l’imprenditoria del lusso e del fashion ha cominciato a guardare al settore dell’hotellerie e della ristorazione come possibile investimento parallelo o come una modalità per…

WWD | MAY20

Alessandro Maria Ferreri, chief executive officer and owner of The Style Gate consulting firm, was of the same mind. “Seasons don’t correspond to the use of the customer nor to the climate. The existing business models date back to the Fifties, when U.S. department stores needed new collections after Thanksgiving…

WWD | APR20

Alessandro Maria Ferreri, chief executive officer and owner of The Style Gate consulting firm, also does not see managers wanting out of the luxury industry. He believes that companies will try to balance a decrease in sales by cutting costs — including the number of its employees. The problem, he…

INVESTIRE | MAR20

È pur vero, come osserva un analista e consulente specializzato e di grande esperienza Oltreoceano come Alessandro Maria Ferreri, che chi ha una ripartizione equilibrata del business, come Lvmh, rischia certamente di meno rispetto a chi ha punta- to tutte le proprie carte sull’est, e dunque dovrebbe continuare a trasmettere…

WWD | FEB20

MILAN — Fashion shows may steal the spotlight, celebrities sitting front row may hog the general attention and influencers may have their say on just about anything, but there’s a lot more to Milan Fashion Week than meets the eye — and international retailers know it.While designer brands have increasingly…

EDGAR | DEC19

THE STYLE GATESIGNÉ ALESSANDRO MARIA FERRERI Ingénieur formé à l’Ecole Polytechnique de Turin, Alessandro Maria Ferreri, 20 ans d’expérience en tant que manager dans de grands groupes, nous explique l’intelligence du luxe à travers The Style Gate. The Style Gate ou Intelligence to luxury ?Lorsque j’ai fondé ma société de…

WWD | DEC19

Fashion, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is not only “a popular style of clothes or hair at a particular time or place,” but also “a popular way of behaving. ” There is no doubt diversity and inclusivity became popular, key issues in fashion in 2019, in a movement “bottom-to-top,”…

VOGUE UOMO | OCT19

Not unlike Olivia Pope in Scandal, Alessandro Maria Ferreri specialises in fixing people’s problems. His clients, however, are fashion companies. Ferreri has used his experience in luxury management to build The Style Gate, the consulting agency he founded in 2015. In some ways the firm resembles a boutique hotel, in…

WWD | AUG19

“An edited selection of brands and the ability to offer total looks is pivotal to increase the number of items per ticket,” noted Alessandro Maria Ferreri, ceo and owner of The Style Gate consulting firm. “In addition, this strategy allows [a retailer] to attract a range of less fashion-savvy customers,”…

INTERVISTA | CORRIERE DELLA SERA JUL19

Un calo di fatturato, una comunicazione non penetrante, un prodotto flop. Sono tanti i fattori che possono incidere in maniera negativa nel fashion business. A volte la cosa più difficile è individuare il problema. Parte del lavoro di Alessandro Maria Ferreri (20 anni di esperienza come manager del lusso) è…

WWD | JUN19

After selecting a group of Italian music celebrities to appear in his fall 2018 men’s look book, Puglisi has most recently collaborated with the Dark Polo Gang on its latest tour, outfitting the group with gladiator- inspired skirts featuring hardware and crystal embellishments paired with equally flamboyant leather bomber jackets….

FASHION ILLUSTRATED | JUN19

Alessandro Maria Ferreri è un manager del lusso, con oltre venti anni di esperienza, che vanta un curriculum ricco di ruoli chiave in aziende importantissime, come Aeffe, Hermès/Jean Paul Gautier, Etro e Staff International. Da quattro anni, dopo aver fondato The Style Gate, aiuta, dietro le quinte, grandi marchi del…

INVESTIRE | MAY19

Ma anche il decisionismo può non rivelarsi sufficiente se, come aggiunge Alessandro Maria Ferreri, grande manager della moda che a 45 anni, continuando a vivere fra Milano e New York, ha deciso di fondare una sua società di consulenza “su misura”, The Style Gate, non si ha una chiarezza di…

INTERVIEW | BASELWORD

This issue dedicated to extraordinary watch-making by Swiss and international brands with an exclusive cover-story with Mr Alessandro Maria Ferreri sums up a global contemporary trends in the luxury scene. Alessandro Maria Ferreri opens up in a personal interview about his passions & his great dedication to work in the…

MF | FASHION

The style gate crea la consulenza bespoke.La società fondata nel 2015 da Alessandro Maria Ferreri, ex Etro e Aeffe, accelera su omnichannel, e-commerce e digital marketing.II rilancio del brand fiorentino di biancheria e pigiami Loretta Caponi, delle calzature Di Minno, ma anche il supporto delle startup più interessanti del panorama…

THE WORLD’S BEST EVENTS | Y19

How did you start in fashion? At the end of my engineering studies, I had to decide what thesis to write. Usually, engineers go into automotive or computing, but I had a big passion for fashion. I wrote a letter to Massimo Ferretti, Alberta Ferretti’s brother, who ran Aeffe. They…

GIOVANNI GASTEL | SHOOTING

“An emotional memory of a wonderful day of last week spent with my über talented friend, il maestro @giovanni_gastel , Giovanni: you are way better than a plastic surgeon and you did definitely read my soul”…

WWD | JAN19

It’s often said that one’s favorite soccer team is forever. Which might be true for the 736 million fans that soccer has reportedly attracted in 2017 across 18 surveyed markets, according to a study released by American measurement and data analytics company Nielsen.The number translates into a big opportunity for…

WWD D&G | JAN19

Alessandro Maria Ferreri, ceo and owner of The Style Gate consulting firm, also believes “fashion has a short memory” and, remarking on how most retailers and competing brands remained silent on the issue, he expects that, “once the storm has passed, people will be thinking about the new season.”Ferrari noted…

UNIVERSITÀ CATTOLICA | MILANO

On November 27th I had the honor to be invited by Università Cattolica di Milano, as a guest speaker, to deliver a technical lecture on “Supply chains offshoring in luxury and sustainability building”…

WWD D&G | NOV18

What lessons can be learned from the brand’s China fiasco? BEIJING — “It’s a landslide of colossal dimensions, and the speed of it all is frightening,” said Alessandro Maria Ferreri, chief executive officer and owner of The Style Gate consulting firm, referring to the media and business storm that has…

WWD | OCT18

” Alessandro Maria Ferreri, ceo and owner of The Style Gate consulting firm, who has worked for the likes of Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s in the Middle East, the Al Tayer Group, Harvey Nichols and Furla, among others, underscored his concerns overthe financial situation of the group, which he pegged at…

WWD | AUG18

While fashion brands enjoy buzzy men’s wear momentum, pure men’s wear players are looking to tap into consumers’ requests for something other than the traditional suit, leading to the launch of capsules, additional sportswear items — and in some cases, a revolving door of designers and executives…

CCP LUXURY | JUL18

The perfect suitcaseIn two different moments in history – one far from the other – two personalities, both experts in luxury goods, were asked a specific question: “What is the perfect suitcase?” The first one answered: “The perfect luggage is not one that doesn’t lack anything, but something in which…

ATTIRE CLUB | Y18

Alessandro Maria Ferreri is the CEO of The Style Gate, a company dedicated to helping luxury brands develop their products, marketing and everything in between. He has a strong background in the world of fashion and luxury, having worked with brands like Jean Paul Gaultier, Etro, Marni, Vivienne Westwood and…

ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART | LONDON

On June 20th I had the honor to be invited by the London Royal College of Art as a guest speaker to deliver a lecture on luxury and fashion. I also had the chance to personally evaluate some of the students’ portfolios and discuss their interesting projects…

CCP LUXURY | MAY18

To marry or not to marry?Meghan just became the Duchess of Sussex. And if you are a woman in your early 20s, you are probably asking yourself when you will meet your Prince Charming. This is definitely a legitimate question that many women of this age have. Though statistics tell…

CCP LUXURY | APR18

Fashionable CanadaOften traditional luxury houses have a strange perception of the maple leaf country. Funny enough already its name “Canada” comes directly from how, already in 1545, a local french explorer, Jacques Cartier, started to call these lands: probably he would have been very proud to know that 470 years…

CCP LUXURY | FEB18

Onomatopoeic miracle. Together with ROARR!, GRUNT!, SLURP!, without doubts also POP UP has for all of us a cartoon recollection and clearly states for something that comes out of the blue and probably won’t stay long time. It is incredible to realize that so much income of many high end…

CCP LUXURY | MAR18

How to deal with the big yet complicate business of fragrances: let’s think outside the bottle!Ask any woman about fragrances and she will tell you that finding the right “perfume” is almost as hard as finding the right man.Since 2700 B.C. when the rich elite of the Egyptian society invented…

CCP LUXURY | JAN18

Luxury fashion consultant Alessandro Maria Ferreri provides CPP-LUXURY.COM with his expert insights on the selection of the most important news of the month.When a brand approaches the Travel retail channel has to have specific competencies and managers as while developing online business: travel retail is in fact not a “simple”…

INTERVISTA | RAI ECONOMIA 24

Thank you @rai1official @rainewsofficial @rainews__24 @rainewsofficial24 for having me yesterday as guest speaker on ECONOMIA 24 about…

CCP LUXURY | DEC17

Luxury fashion consultant Alessandro Maria Ferreri provides CPP-LUXURY.COM with his expert insights on the selection of the most important news of the month. The crisis of mens formalwear: this week Boglioli will fire 50 employees out of 180 people employed in the company. AMF: Boglioli, Caruso, Brioni, but also Canali,…

CCP LUXURY | NOV17

Luxury fashion consultant Alessandro Maria Ferreri provides CPP-LUXURY.COM with his expert insights on the selection of the most important news of the month. I totally agree with the Mercury strategy and, what described, is exactly what we did put in place with our clients over the last months. It was…

THE GOOD LIFE | ITALIA

AMF has been invited as Guest Editor for the November/December issue of The Good Life Italia. QUANDO GLI DEI SI IMPICCIANO DI OLIO La mitologia greca racconta che nella competizione tra Atena e Poseidone per la supremazia dell’Attica, Zeus premiò Atena in quanto aveva fatto agli uomini il più utile…

WWD | Y17

Executive Insights: Alessandro Maria Ferreri by Cheryl Chu The CEO of The Style Gate shares his perspective on a new vision for the fashion retail industry as well as the key attributes needed to manage a brand. As the retail and luxury markets experience sweeping change, the c-suite at many…

CCP LUXURY | NOV17

With major career setbacks or dropping off the radar altogether, the fall of many creative directors and CEO’s has been making headlines. In the face of this comes a group of smart new individuals who have been able to make a difference simply by keeping an ear to the ground,…

THE GOOD LIFE ITALIA | SEP17

AMF has been invited as Guest Editor for the Septmber/October issue of The Good Life Italia. Here as follows his article about the current status of fashion system. BUY NOW. WEAR WHEN? Cruise, precollezione, resort, buy-now-wear-now, see-now-buy-now, haute couture, ready to wear, affordable luxury, comporary line: questi sono solo alcuni…

CORRIERE DELLA SERA | STYLE MAGAZINE JUL17

Sono continui gli annunci di cambi di Direttori creativi, di Ceo, di Cfo, di manager di vari livelli di aziende storiche e nuove. E a queste si aggiunge l’interminabile lista di negozi plurimarca che abbassano le proprie saracinesche…

INTERVIEW | PANBIANCONEWS

Una società di consulenza operativa capace di condurre le aziende della moda, del lusso e della cosmesi al loro pieno sviluppo. Questa è la realtà The Style Gate, fondata due anni fa da Alessandro Maria Ferreri che, dopo un’esperienza ventennale all’interno di realtà quali Aeffe Group, Jean Paul Gaultier, Etro…

L’OFFICIEL | MAR17

Alessandro Maria Ferreri, listed among the top 50 managers of the year, is featured in L’Officiel Paris | March 2017 Fashion Issue as “Il Condottiere” (The Leader).

In conversation with Alessandro Maria Ferreri | CCP LUXURY

CPP-LUXURY.COM has interviewed Alessandro Maria Ferreri, CEO of The Style Gate, a highly experienced long term luxury industry professional.What are your expectations for the performance of the fashion luxury sector for the rest of 2016?Unfortunately for many luxury companies, above all in high apparel sector, the rest of 2016 will…