One can hardly find a person who has not heard the name of Giorgio Armani. The celebrity of this Italian designer can only compete with his ability to create masterpieces in the fashion world. Whether it’s clothing, jewelry or home decoration, every Armani creation is the epitome of style, charm and elegance. That is why it is difficult to believe that the appearance of the name Armani in the fashion world is no more than an accident.
The career of a designer began only with the position of an employee in the procurement department at one of Milan’s largest department stores. Nevertheless, it was there that 30-year-old Giorgio received knowledge about textiles and design, which allowed him to become a fashion designer, and after a few years – to establish his own brand of men’s clothing. Continue reading
Alexander McQueen is one of the most extraordinary fashion designers of our time. Fashion historians praise his workmanship and imagination. According to them, McQueen returned fashionability to fashion, sometimes even turning into provocative sexuality, returning lace, transparent fabric and lowered pants sitting on the waist so low that a hollow between the buttocks is visible.
Alexander McQueen is the son of a simple taxi driver, born in 1969. He drew his first dress at the age of three, and Alexander began to learn the skills of a fashion designer at the age of 16, when he became a cutter in one of the ateliers. After graduating from the prestigious College of Painting, Design and Fashion in St. Martins (a suburb of London), Alexander McQueen learned the basics of tailor’s art, first in London, then in Tokyo with Koji Tatsuno, and then in Milan with Romeo Gigli. Continue reading