[Ouretail] Loro Piana

Sturgill, Aaron sturgia1 at ohio.edu
Fri Sep 5 11:09:44 EDT 2014

Loro Piana is globally renowned for its devotion to quality, innovation in textile products, unrivalled standards in design, its search for new materials and the quality of its craftsmanship. Loro Piana uses the world’s finest cashmeres, including baby cashmere, and is a specialist in vicuña – a species of animal which Loro Piano has contributed significantly to saving from extinction – and many other exceptional yarns, not least the lotus flower and the exceptionally fine merino wool. At each stage of sourcing and production, Loro Piana combines traditional craftsmanship with the most advanced technology in the pursuit of absolute quality. In 2013, the Loro Piana family chose to sell a majority stake in their family business to the LVMH Group, also known for housing brands Marc Jacobs, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton, to name a few.

The Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC), in collaboration with the with Italian luxury brand Loro Piana, has created a unique opportunity for students and alumni to potentially earn gainful employment with Loro Piana and learn more about the luxury retail industry.

Listed below are links to their website and a couple videos about the company:

http://www.loropiana.com/flash.html - /lang:en/our_story<http://www.loropiana.com/flash.html#/lang:en/our_story>

This collaboration between Ohio University and Loro Piana has the potential to provide great opportunities for OU students, now and in the future. Loro Piana services the top 30% of the top 10% and most employees gross a million dollars in sales. A career in the luxury retail industry can be extremely lucrative and Loro Piana would be a great place to start that career.

Please find the attached job description and below you will find the application timeline.

Application Timeline
September 19th –Deadline for student/alumni resume and cover letter and faculty recommendations

September 22nd-Septmeber 26th – 1st round meeting with CLDC

October 6th and 7th – Loro Piana OU visit (students should hold their calendars for this event)

Aaron Sturgill
Assistant Director for Hospitality, Merchandising, and Recreation
Career and Leadership Development Center

Baker University Center, 533
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

T: 740.593.2909
F: 740.593.1393


The best student-centered learning experience in America.
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