ICEBERG:  ARTHUR ARBESSER ASSUMES CREATIVE DIRECTION OF THE WOMEN’S LINE

Milan (Italy), June 2015 – Gilmar announces that as of the spring/summer 2016 collection Arthur Arbesser will be the new designer head of creative direction for the Iceberg womenswear line.  A 33-year-old Austrian who lives and works in Milan, Arbesser is currently one of the most interesting young talents on the Italian fashion scene.  The designer launched his signature line in 2013, promptly winning the “Who’s On Next?” award. In May 2015 he was named a finalist for the prestigious LVMH-Prize. In september 2015 his own line will make its catwalk debut during Milan Fashion Week. “The Iceberg brand has always made a mark for cutting-edge research, the creation of new trends and the scouting of young creatives. Arthur epitomizes both the brand’s DNA and fine Italian craftsmanship, all in one” says Paolo Gerani.  “Iceberg” says Arthur Arbesser “stands for color, graphics, quality and irony, which are all characteristics I share as well. I'm honored to continue the beautiful 40 year long story of this iconic Italian brand.” The first appointment on Arthur Arbesser’s calendar for Iceberg will be the women’s fashion show in September.