The brilliant British designer Alexander McQueen (Alexander McQueen) passed away on February 11, 2010, leaving a huge amount of interesting ideas, creative images and magnificent masterpieces of his work as a legacy to the fashion world. He turned every fashion show into an unforgettable show: either models showed outfits in the pouring rain, being a very sexual sight, then, walking along the catwalk in white muslin dresses, they became victims of robots creating unpredictable patterns on their dresses with the help of jets of colors. There were more shocking tricks – he was a master of shocking: in the summer collection of 1995, fashion models appeared before the public in dresses soiled with blood, which terrified everyone. This behavior of the young designer served as the basis for his nickname – “British Fashion Hooligan.” Continue reading
Guccio Gucci, a young man, began his career at the Savoy Hotel in London. Although there he was both a waiter, a dishwasher, and an errand boy, Guchio had the opportunity to examine and study the expensive luggage (including the appropriate wardrobes) of wealthy hotel guests, thus forming his vision of sophistication and style. It was here that he had the idea of creating a fashion line, but it took a little less than half a century for the master to fulfill his dream.
The first step was a shop opened by him in Florence, specializing in the sale of bags and suitcases. Things were developing rapidly, and so Gucci soon moved to New York, changing his small boutique in Florence to a fairly large store on Fifth Avenue. Everyone soon started talking about Gucci (known mainly for soft leather shoes, bags and suitcases). The celebrities of that time – Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren, Sydney Poitier, Ronald and Nancy Reagan – spoke about him excellently, and with pleasure wore Gucci bags, shoes and scarves. Continue reading
Diesel is Italy’s famous fashion house that offers original clothing for women and men, for children and adults. This is a special style, not only in clothes, but also in life. Diesel jeans are especially popular all over the world, including in Russia.
The company was founded in 1978, during its existence it was able to achieve truly grandiose results. Today, the total turnover of the Diesel house is approximately 850 million euros per year.
Diesel owes its success to the head of the fashion house, Renzo Rosso, who since 1985 has been its sole shareholder. This is a brilliant person for whom, according to him, the Diesel brand is not just work, but his whole life. And this statement is fully justified, you just have to look at the biography of this amazing person. Continue reading