Alessandro Sartori has been at the helm of luxury shoe brand, Berluti for over five years and along with CEO, Antoine Arnault they set out on a new opportunity to discover the 'Berluti Man'. Berluti has since gone on to become a world renowned luxury lifestyle menswear label consisting of ready-to-wear, leather goods, accessories and shoes.

Now, Sartoli has announced his departure from the brand and although it has not yet been announced where he will be taking his creative skills, he claimed that it is indeed to embark on a new adventure. Discussing his exit in a brief statement Sartoli says: "I'm very proud to have had the opportunity to develop this extraordinary company and to have created a silhouette for the Berluti man. I want to thank Antoine Arnault and Berluti for the trust they have put in me." Antoine Arnault also commented on the news stating: "He is moving on. We decided this together. We are remaining very good friends. Clearly, it's the end of a chapter for us, and it was a beautiful one."

Berluti has also confirmed that it will be announcing a new Artistic Director shortly. Watch this space.