D&G, no longer an independent label at DOLCE GABBANA

With the occasion of the on-going Milan Fashion Week, Italian fashion house Dolce Gabbana announced it will formally terminate the D&G label, the designs being integrated in the main line of the house. D&G used to be produced by IT Ittierre Group until 2008, when Dolce Gabbana took the production in-house. It remains unclear what will happen with the mono-brand franchised D&G stores worldwide, some of them in mall locations, which no longer fit the criteria of the Dolce Gabbana main line. (D&G mono-brand stores: Budapest, Sofia, Beirut, Moscow etc