Archive for the 'Brands information' Category

Salvatore Ferragamo

Categorized Under: Brands information
Salvatore Ferragamo is born in June 1989 in Bonito, Italy. Ferregamo dies in August 1969 in Fumiento, Italy. Around 1909 when he was a kid he starts working in a shoemaker’s shop owned by Luigi Fest in Bonito. A while later he starts running his own shoemaker’s shop and shoe store. In 1914 he immigrates to the US where his brothers have already settled down. His life is in California where he starts producing shoes ordered by the American Film Company of Santa Barbara. He starts studying anatomy in the university of Los Angelis in order to get to know more about the construction of the human body and the way the legs are operating. In 1923 he moves to Hollywood where he works with a really great success for the cinema until 1927. In a really fast manner he becomes famous for his real hard work and extraordinary way of creating shoes. He gets back to Italy and starts an enormous shoe factory with a staff of 60 people. The business is getting larger, however in a few years Ferragamo has bankrupted following the large financial crisis in the US. Until the end of the 1930-s he has started his business again. Before the...

Read more

Roberto Cavalli

Categorized Under: Brands information
Roberto Cavalli is born in 1940 in Florence, Italy. He graduates from the Arts Academy there. The famous artist Giuseppe Rossi is his grandfather. In 1965 Robert makes his fashion debut showing patterned t-shirts. A while later he opens his own prints factory developing the art of printing on leather. In the 1970-s is admitted as a pioneer in this area. In 1982 he puts a start to his fashion career. Since 1995 he has launched his fashion line “Just Cavalli” aiming the young generation. There are three main brands launched on the market – “Class”, “Freedom”, “Angels”. For a short period of time he is also working for the famous French fashion house of Hermes. In 1999 opens a boutique in New York with his own brand. What he mainly sells is jeans clothing. In 2002 he launches his first fragrance – Roberto Cavalli For Women. In 2003 is launched the Roberto Cavalli For Men perfume. The next year (2004) is when on the market we have the following perfumes launched – Just Cavalli Her (perfume for women), Just Cavalli Him (perfume for men) and Roberto Cavalli Oro (perfume for women). Followed by the fragrances Serpentine (2005), Black for men (2006), Just Cavalli Pink & Just Cavalli Blue (2006). He is announced as...

Read more

Versace

Categorized Under: Brands information
Versace – Short Biography Gianni Versace is born on the 2nd December 1946 in Reggio Calabria, Italy. He dies on the 15th July 1997 shot down in front of his mansion in Miami Beach. The lethal shots put an end to the life of one of the most famous, talented and attractive designers worldwide. Between 1964 and 1967 he is studying architecture. During the next four years is working as a designer and trader of cloths for the fashion house of his mother in Paris and London. For some time he is working for the fashion houses of ‘Jennie’ and ‘Complice’ when in 1978 he founds his own company in Milan. The same he organizes a presentation of his first collection of women fashion. In 1979 he is launching also his men collection. In 1981 is the first perfume launched by Gianni Versace. The upcoming fragrances include Versus for men (1990), Blonde (1995), The Dreamer (1996), Versace Man (2003), Glam (2003), Crystal Noir (2004), Versace Man Eau Fraiche (2005), Bright Crystal (2005), Versace by Versace (2007), Versace Pour Homme (2008), Gianni Versace Couture (2008), Versense (2009), Versace Versus (2010). He enters the area of the haute couture in 1989 when he opens his own fashion house in Paris. In 1993 he starts working on the furniture design and creating interiors. He is also...

Read more

Benetton

Categorized Under: Brands information
Luciano Benetton born 13 May 1925 in Treviso, Italy. From 1992-1994 he was a senator. A father of 4 kids. Along with his brother Gilberto and his sister Giuliana is the founder of the Benetton fashion company (1965). At first they have been manufacturing clothes at affordable prices. Multicolor jackets, sweaters and blouses are swiftly turning into best sellers. Other pieces they are selling like T-shirts, jeans, sportswear, perfumes are also turning to be quite popular and preferred for the casual outlook. Today Benetton is a leader in the worldwide clothes manufacturing. The company is operating within nmore than 120 countries around the World and the trademarks like “United Colors of Benetton”, “Undercolors of Benetton”, “Benetton 012” and “Sisley”. Luciano Benetton is the owner of the “Benetton Group” presented on the fond markets in New York, Milan, Frankfurt and “SEAO of London”. He is a member of the board of the “Edizione” holding – a financial holding company owned by the family. The main activity if Benetton in producing clothes for women, men and kids is linked to the already well known and common trademarks such as “United Colors of Benetton” and “Sisley”. The group is also operating within the area of the sportswear for brands like...

Read more

Viktor & Rolf

Categorized Under: Brands information
Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren were born in 1969 in the South of Holland.
In 1992 they graduated from the Arts Academy in Arnhem. They marked their first success in 1993 when they won three awards at the Hyeres festival.
They spend some time as members of the free Dutch artists group “Le Cri Neerlandais”.
They take part in the organizing events by the group in Paris. They showed their own inventions from miniature puppets and perfume falcons in the “Torch” gallery (Amsterdam) in 1996. In 1997 their first perfume was released “Le Parfum”. Its flavor is trapped in a bottle that cannot be opened or smelled. The number of the perfume falcons is limited to just 250. In 1998 they debuted during the week of high fashion in Paris. They released their own men’s clothing line in 2003. The Paris museum Louvre their exposition to mark ten years since the beginning of their career. In 2005 their new perfume, Flowerbomb, comes out, which is one of the most emblematic for their brand today. In 2006 it is followed by Antidote for men. Also launched are the following: Flowerbomb Eau de Toilette (2007), Flowerbomb Extreme 2007, Flowerbomb La Vie En Rose (2009), Eau Mega (2009). An interesting fact is that...

Read more