Italian lingerie firm La Perla has appointed Brazilian designer Pedro Lourenço as its creative director.
Lourenço, who will make his debut for autumn 16, will be responsible for the brand’s lingerie, sleepwear, beachwear, loungewear, accessories and menswear lines, as well as its premium Atelier collection.
The young designer launched his own ready-to-wear label aged 15. In 2010, his collection was presented for the first time at the Paris Fashion Week
He has also previously collaborated with Brazilian shoe designer Melissa on a capsule shoe collection in 2012, and in March 2013 released an accessories range for Swarovski.