His journey into the world of haute couture Giorgio Armani started as a decorator shop windows. Today it is – the most successful Italian designer, whose fortune amounted to 4.1 million dollars by 2007. He – the grand world of the fashion industry, whose number of franchised lines hardly incalculable, starting with the famous Armani Jeans and finishing cosmetic line Pat McGrath. More than 2,000 Emporio Armani worldwide generate sales of more than $ 1 billion a year.
He was born in Piacenza, Italy in 1934. He studied medicine and photography, he served in the army.
In 1974, Armani launched his clothing line for men. A year later came a line of clothing for women.
Giorgio Armani has immortalized his name in the public mind, creating costumes for Richard Gere in the film American Gigolo, 1980. Armani reinvented silhouette suit, abandoning the rigid spacers and bringing in a man’s ease and elegance of fashion. Like the creations of Renaissance artists, designer Armani store opening in popularity over the years and only emphasize its elegance.