Fashion Houses

Versace for H&M
Tuesday, June 28TH, 2011 by
Italian Designer Collaborating with Swedish Clothing Giant for Fall Collection   The fashion world has been abuzz after news hit that Donatella Versace will be putting her family's name to a diffusion line (billed as an "Iconic Collection") set to hit H&M stores this fall. It's not that...
Italian Fashion Houses
Sunday, September 26TH, 2010 by
Italian Fashion Powerhouses Fashion in Italy is a national preoccupation. Even the remotest of towns are inhabited by people who care how they look. Unsurprisingly, many Italian Fashion Houses are family-run affairs, be it the unparalleled legacy of Ferragamo or the colourful traditions of Missoni...
Giuseppe Zanotti: Bejeweled Footwear Giuseppe Zanotti at Giuseppe Zanotti Autumn-Winter 2010-11 Celebrated Italian shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti says in Elle, March 2010, "Se conosci il corpo della donna e i materiali, in una scarpa puoi mettere tutte le idee che vuoi." Translated: "If you know...
Donatella Versace
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by
Donatella Versace : Taking the Reins of the Versace Label She's known for her platinum blonde hair, her extravagant grape-sized diamonds, and her lavish parties - but above all else, she is known as the sister of major Italian designer Gianni Versace, and the reigning head of the Versace fashion...
Versace Gianni
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by
Versace: Gianni’s Legacy and Donatella’s Chutzpah Versace is one of the best known Italian fashion brands, and for good reason. Its founder, Gianni Versace, and its torchbearer, Donatella Versace, have made the brand the epitome of rock-star glamour, decadent style, and in-your-face sexiness....
Sorelle Fontana: Couturiers to the Stars
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by
Rome's Prominent and Oldest Fashion House The history of Rome's oldest fashion house, the glamorous Sorelle Fontana, reads like a fairy tale. It is the story of three young women who made their way from a tiny town near Parma to Rome and then America, whose beautiful designs became...
Schiaparelli Elsa
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by
Schiaparelli : The Shocking Italian Who Conquered Paris Elsa Schiaparelli once said of her career: "Poverty forced me to work, and Paris gave me a liking for it." She was being modest indeed, considering that she was the most innovative and influential dress designer of the 20th century. Known for...
Rocco Barocco
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by
Rocco Barocco: Brilliant Italian Fashion Designer Rocco Barocco, one of Italy's most beloved and successful fashion designers, offers a fine taste of Italian beauty in fashion wear, high-end accessories, and perfumes for women, men, and children. An inspirational and highly creative...
Pucci Emilio: Couture with a Twist
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by
Emilio Pucci, The King of Casual Couture Emilio Pucci was the kingpin of textile reinvention and beautiful prints in the fifties and sixties. His designs revolutionized the world of fashion, knocking the previous trend of dull colors and heavy fabrics out of fashion and developing a fan following...
Prada
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by
From Suitcases to Oscar Gowns, From Milan to the World Prada. The name alone signifies style and luxury, designer handbags and fabulous shoes. Born nearly a century ago, The House of Prada is recognized worldwide for its simple and elegant creations. ( Here you can find Prada products)...

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