It means Sugi will distribute the label’s branded footwear to retailers in Europe, Russia, North Africa and the Middle East.

Sugi already has shoes deals for labels such as Levi’s, Raf Simons, Replay and Stone Island, and lifestyle brand Sergio Tacchini said the new partnership with the footwear specialist will allow it to “significantly upgrade the quality and breadth of its footwear, while expanding distribution both in terms of territory and customer base”.

It added that the Sugi design and development teams will “immediately align with Sergio Tacchini's apparel designers to ensure that all products merchandise well across categories and channels”. Via FashionNetwork