Italian fashion designer from florence. Information and orientation office via curtatone 1 florence weekdays. Mauro gasperi trained in florence at the prestigious polimoda institute of fashion design and marketing and worked for brands such as dg after graduation. The mall is the most famous shopping outlet in tuscany specialising in italian and international designers. Born 15 november 1940 is an italian fashion designer and inventor.
Leading the way were the florentine four gucci ferragamo pucci and cavalli. The high end italian fashion house roberto cavalli sells luxury clothing perfume and leather accessories. 900am to 500pm ph. But italian haute couture was born in florence a city which 4 iconic italian designer brands still call home.
The florentine soirees of the early 1950s organized by giovanni battista giorgini were events where several now famous italian designers participated in group shows and first garnered international attention. Florence is regarded by some as the birthplace and earliest centre of the modern post world war two fashion industry in italy. Their florence based fashion houses develop products that are famous all over the world. Luxury outlet stores include gucci ferragamo alexander mcqueen yves saint laurent and prada.
Despite producing elaborate textiles and fabrics from the renaissance onwards florence only stepped into the fashion limelight in the 1940s. In 2013 the equally quirky designer jeremy scott took over as the brands creative director bringing his own next level take on contemporary culture to a revered italian fashion house. The mall outlet florence is actually a 40 minute drive from florence but can be easily reached by bus or car. He then presented and sold collections in burgeoning fashion capitals such as moscow and tokyo before settling back home in milan to run his business and exhibit his work.
The city boasts designers such as gucci enrico coveri roberto cavalli salvatore ferragamo patrizia pepe emilio pucci and many others.