Cannes, June 23, 2023 – Zegna, the iconic Italian fashion brand, is pleased to introduce its newest global ambassador, the renowned actor Mads Mikkelsen. This announcement comes on the heels of Mikkelsen’s recent appearance in a custom Zegna tuxedo suit at the Cannes Opening Ceremony.
In an official statement, Zegna expressed its enthusiasm for welcoming Mads Mikkelsen into its family of passionate and dynamic personalities.
Mikkelsen, the distinguished Danish actor, graced the Cannes red carpet wearing a specially tailored all-black Zegna tuxedo suit during the prestigious Cannes Film Festival’s opening night, coinciding with the premiere of the film «Jeanne du Barry.»
Zegna sees in Mads Mikkelsen the embodiment of the brand’s timeless elegance. His outward confidence and strong values align perfectly with the essence of the modern Zegna man.
In his own words, Mikkelsen expressed his delight in officially joining the Zegna family. He commended Alessandro Sartori’s visionary approach to modern style and praised Zegna’s unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and craftsmanship. Collaborating with such an iconic brand is a source of great pride for him.
Mads Mikkelsen’s illustrious career spans over 60 feature films, including memorable roles in «Quantum of Solace,» «Casino Royale,» «Coco Chanel & Stravinsky,» «Clash of the Titans,» and «The Three Musketeers.»
Zegna has previously partnered with esteemed individuals like double Oscar winner Mahershala Ali, Robert De Niro, and Hong Kong singer and actor William Chan.
With a heritage dating back over 110 years, Zegna is a globally acclaimed menswear fashion house, a cornerstone of Italian menswear tailoring, and a pioneer in fabric innovation. Alessandro Sartori, as creative director, leads the brand with sophistication and vision.
Under the leadership of Gildo Zegna, who serves as chairman and CEO, the Ermenegildo Zegna Group designs, produces, and distributes luxury ready-to-wear fashion and accessories. The brand operates an extensive network of over 500 stores worldwide. As of September 30, 2022, the group directly manages 299 stores, including 242 Zegna boutiques and 57 Thom Browne locations, spanning 80 countries.
The collaboration between Mads Mikkelsen and Zegna promises to infuse the brand with modernity, elegance, and charisma, reaffirming its status as a global fashion icon.