Galliano To Expand Brand with Jewelry, Watches

John Galliano has inked a licensing agreement with Morellato SpA, one of Italy’s biggest watch and jewelry firms, with plans to unveil its first collection at the Basel trade fair in April. The deal, between Les Jardins d'Avron SA, the maker and distributor of Galliano's ready-to-wear, and Morellato, which produces watches for Roberto Cavalli, Moschino, and others, takes effect on Jan. 1. It calls for new collections to be introduced annually, with Galliano overseeing all creative and design aspects.