Ermenegildo Zegna Takes to the Road with its exclusive SS17 Maserati Capsule Collection
Abu Dhabi, November 12, 2016 – From November 9th until 19th, Ermenegildo Zegna and Maserati have opened a special display at The Galleria in Abu Dhabi. On this special occasion, the two Italian brands unveil the new Zegna – Maserati SS17 Capsule Collection, which will be exclusively displayed at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island leading up to the 2016 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.The shopping centre will be showcasing seven Maserati models along with the new Zegna capsule collection for visitors to admire.
After an exclusive preview recently held at the Maserati booth of the Paris Autoshow and at the Ermenegildo Zegna Paris boutique evening party, the SS17 Zegna-Maserati Capsule Collection will be available at selected Ermenegildo Zegna’s worldwide stores and via Zegna.com starting this month.
The synergy between the Ermenegildo Zegna and Maserati brands and their shared passion for the same corporate values bring them together once more to meet the increasing demand for quality, luxury and exclusivity here in the Capital. In line with The Galleria’s mission of creating bespoke and luxurious experiences for its visitors, this special collection features leather goods, luxury clothing and personal accessories designed to reflect high quality craftsmanship and elegance. This special Collection is characterized by a refined mixture of premium leather, fine silk and cotton fabrics with the iconic chevron pattern, leather detailing and a dedicated “Ermenegildo Zegna Exclusively for Maserati” label. In addition to precious leather outerwear in dark brown deerskin, the dark brown leather trolley whose memory foam structure protects it from impact, a leather backpack, premium leather footwear and premium driving and travel accessories, the collection includes luxury denim grey jeans, polo shirts in pure cotton jersey with a leather Maserati logo, a two-button jacket in pure cotton with leather details, and a silk herringbone scarf in brown and beige with its embroidered Maserati logo.
Alongside the capsule collection, Maserati will be showcasing their new SUV, Levante, which is also available at the Premier Motors showroom in Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi.
“This is the first time that the Levante with Ermenegildo Zegna interiors will be available in the UAE and it is fitting that the car will be showcased in this unique way at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island underlining this unrivalled combination of Italian craftsmanship, luxury and quality,” said Umberto Cini, Managing Director, Maserati Middle East, India and Africa.
The Levante is the brand’s first luxury SUV, encompassing the design, performance and exclusivity central to all Maserati vehicles since the Italian marque’s inception in 1914. A Levante S with Ermenegildo Zegna interiors takes pride of place at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island display showcasing the luxury aspect to the Maserati brand. The car is finished in Blue Emozione, and features the Luxury Pack with the Cuoio Zegna Edition interior. The finest leather is combined with natural Zegna Mulberry Silk fibre inserts on the seats, door panels, roof lining, sunshades and ceiling light fixture. The Silk is embellished with a hand-stitched Micro Chevron. The seats feature a central silk insert with a Macro Chevron weave. The door panels, roof lining and sun visor are covered with Zegna silk jersey.
Charles Martinez, General Manager of The Galleria comments, ‘As a hub for cultural and community activities in Abu Dhabi, we are thrilled to be hosting the Ermenegildo Zegna and Maserati exhibition as the exclusive location to preview this Capsule Collection. At The Galleria, we focus on providing our visitors with unique experiences related to art, culture, design, and fashion. This activation brings the best of automotive and fashion together with this first-to-the-UAE preview.”
Other Maserati models in the current range including the Ghibli, Ghibli S, Quattroporte, new Quattroporte GranLusso GTS, GranTurismo and GranCabrio Sport, will also be on display at The Galleria during the ten day event. The on-going, multi-year partnership is based on the strong Italian heritage of the two luxury brands and was designed in part to celebrate, as a first step, Maserati’s Centennial in 2014. Over the course of their collaboration, the companies developed a limited edition collection of 100 flagship Maserati Quattroporte in 2013 made with an exclusive interior fabric from Lanificio Zegna, followed by the creation of a special edition trim package for Maserati