For s/s 2012, the Trussardi men's and women's collections will be designed by Umit Benan Sahin. The Italian maison has announced that the designer will work as their fashion consultant. The new menswear collection bearing Benan’s signature will be shown this Sunday, June 19, at 5pm at Palazzo Trussardi alla Scala, the historic headquarters of the company.

Umit Benan Sahin succeeds Milan Vukmirovic (see our report of March 23, 2011). The 31-year-old Turkish designer has travelled between Germany, Turkey and the US, and is presently living in Italy. In January of 2010, he was awarded within the Pitti 'Who is on next?' contest. In the past, he has already collaborated with brands such as Pollini by Rifat Ozbek, Marc Jacobs and Cacharel.