Born in 1914 in France, Pierre Blamain was a fashion designer renowned for sophistication and an unique concept of elegance. He once said that “tailoring is the architecture of movement”. His clientele consists of royalty and film stars, and a fashion hallmark recognized throughout the world. With the disappearance of Pierre Balmain in 1982, the torch was passed to Erik Mortensen - his personal assistant since 1951 and his closest colaborator - who maintained the traditions of the House while developing and updating styles and designs in the spirit of its founder.
Chiara Ferragni, the Italian influencer and entrepreneur, founder of The Blonde Salad online magazine, is the creative director of an exclusive collection of shoes, apparel and accessories. The brand is renown for the unique mix of motifs, prints, glitter and patches making its slippers, backpacks and iconic pieces meant to be worn and collected.
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.
The designer Elisabetta Franchi was born in Bologna and her creative activity began in the 1990s when she founded the company Betty Blue Spa. Based on a profound exploration of contemporary trends and observation of metropolitan taste, in 1998 the stylist established Celyn b, a brand dedicated to the feminine universe and with a name that evokes the elegance of Parisian style. She transforms the Celyn b brand into Elisabetta Franchi, in order to fully identify the style conceived and created by the designer with her own name.
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.