Lee Alexander McQueen (17 March 1969 – 11 February 2010) was a British fashion designer and couturier best known for his in-depth knowledge of bespoke British tailoring, his tendency to juxtapose strength with fragility in his collections, as well as the emotional power and raw energy of his provocative fashion shows. He is also known for having worked as chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001 and for founding his own Alexander McQueen label.
Dean and Dan from Dsquared2 know a thing or two about mixing materials or suitability. Identical twins leave Canada in 1991 for Italy, homeland of their grandparents and manage to transform fashion using a mix of America. The brand represents a mixture of Canadian spirit and refined Italian tailoring, together with attention to detail is Dsquared2 spirit that gave birth to a unique concept, an alternative to luxury.
EMPORIO ARMANI 7
Armani is one of the most renowned designers in the fashion industry and consists of a range of satellite brands including Emporio Armani. The brand has recently added the active wear range Armani EA7 to its hugely popular repertoire. The Emporio Armani EA7 range uniquely combines sporty looks with sophisticated style, successfully bringing a sense of luxury to recreational wear. The sporty design and fabrics are mixed with trendy logos, details and colours to create the perfect collaboration of fashion and fitness.
Givenchy is a classic couture house founded in 1953 by Hubert de Givenchy, the house of Givenchy quickly grew to become one of the most iconic fashion brands in the world. Having stood the test of time, Givenchy has acquired an army of celebrity wearers over the years, from the inimitable Audrey Hepburn to the post-modern muse Cate Blanchett.
Marcelo Burlon epitomizes a defining quality of modernity: he is, metaphorically speaking, liquid. Officially based in Milan but actually spending most of his time on planes, Marcelo trots around the globe as a much sought-after party organizer, DJ, creative director, photographer, nightlife wizard and much more. Just as he ignores geographical borders, Marcelo’s ebullient creativity keeps pushing boundaries. Wherever he goes and whatever he does, Marcelo leaves a mark.
Neil Barrett was born into a family of tailors in Devon, England. In 1999, Neil launched Neil Barrett brand a collection for men, made in the best factories in Italy, combining traditional English tailoring specific Italian lines. Neil Barrett sums up perfectly with modern minimalism. An English living in Milan, Barrett combines English tailoring techniques with Italian craftsmanship.