From S/S 2014, the Tortuga Academy brand will employ Olmes Carretti as creative director. The prestigious designer is renowned for the launch and design of the best selling youth fashion phenomena of the 1980s and 1990s. Examples of his work include Best Company sweatshirts and Henri Lloyd (read more here).

Olmes Carretti will also design a capsule collection for men and women aimed at further expanding Tortuga Academy worldwide through medium-high multi-brand stores. He will also work on the brand's image and identity in close collaboration with its own commercial and merchandising division. “Olmes Carretti's long time experience will convey Tortuga Academy a clear international identity, thanks to his own design signature, high-quality materials, technical solutions and ability in graphic design and colour matching - all aspects the in which the designer is an unequalled master," commented Simona Abati, president of Indas Retail.

Tortuga Academy is a sportswear brand produced and worldwide distributed by Indas Retail (more here) based in Medolago, near Bergamo, Italy.