Stefano Gabbana (Stefano Gabbana) is an Italian fashion designer. Dolce & Gabbana
Successful people always follow fashion. People say: "They meet people by their clothes". And indeed it is. It is unlikely that a businessman will come to a business meeting in a tattered T-shirt and stretched sports pants - this appearance will scare even the most interested investors in the contract. And ladies! Shopping for them is an effective cure for stress. A fashionable, beautiful thing with a label of a famous fashion house can do wonders even with the worst mood of its possessor. One of the creators of the "magic potion" in the fashion world is Stefano Gabbana. About him, we'll tell you in this article.
The future famous Italian fashion designer appearedto light in Milan on November 14, 1963. The father of little Stefano was the famous stylist at that time, who had a popular fashion studio, from which a talented child adopted the sense of style. Despite the fact that the little Stefan lived only with his mother, his father always helped them financially and took an active part in the upbringing of his illegitimate son.
Stefano Gabbano was already in love at a tender agegood clothes, which he first bought his mother, and then he himself. As soon as the next season began, whether it was winter or summer, the teenager rushed to the boutique "Fioruchchi", the "chip" of which was a bright, unusual, extravagant clothes for the youth.
Kid with pencils
The boy's artistic talent manifested itself early - withThe youngest he adored to draw and everywhere he carried an album and pencils. Parents helped to develop their talents in every possible way, and young Stefano Gabbana entered Milan College of Art, where, in addition to studying graphic art, he worked as a graphic artist. After a while, the young man finished his studies with a degree in Creative Director, but did not work for a single day: Stefano Gabbano dreamed of something else - he wanted to create fashionable clothes. But all his attempts to work alone have not been successful ...
Merging of two souls
Fateful meeting, forever changed lifenot only Stefano Gabbano, but also Dominico Dolce, happened in 1980 in one of Milan's atelier, where both future famous designers worked as simple assistants. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, so different in appearance, were very similar: they both loved the Baroque style, adored classic Italian films made in the 1950s and 1960s.
By the way, Domenico Dolce, a Sicilian byorigin, was born in a far from rich family. His parents owned a small atelier. Little Domenico, since 6 years, helped his father - sewing sleeves and buttons to the clothes of customers. In his spare time, the future Italian fashion designer, whose name became a symbol of style, invented and sewed from the scraps of cloth tiny dresses and suits.
Such different destinies of young people playeda certain role in their relationship. Italy is a country of free morals, so there is nothing surprising in the fact that true love broke out among the young people. It was she who inspired and encouraged them to work together, and already in 1982, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana opened a tiny studio in which they create the same collections of clothes they have financed.
Through hardship to the stars!
At first it was incredibly difficult - sometimes money was notenough even for a full meal, not to mention more. Sometimes on the table young fashion designers had nothing but empty rice porridge, but this did not depress them - quite the opposite: both dreamed of conquering the world. The first collection was shown by Dominico Dolce and Stefano Gabbano in a small Milan cafe. He did not bring fashions to fashion designers and money, but they were noticed: already in 1985 young people were invited to take part in the most fashion show - Milano Collezioni.
It was there that their talent was appreciated -clothes with the brand Dolce & Gabbana, created by two fashion designers, impressed absolutely everyone present, because they showed people "the image of not an ideal, but a real beautiful woman." It was from this moment began the ascent of two stars to the fashionable Olympus ...
A year later Dolce & Gabbana presented theira collection of clothes as part of the show Real Woman, and already in 1987, Dominico and Stefano showed their first creations from jersey. Then they open their first store, as well as a showroom in the center of Milan.
Laughing, incredibly sociable Stefano andrestrained, very serious Dolce, liked people. This contrasting couple did not differ in egocentrism and pathos, did not delve into gossip and public intrigues. They just did their favorite work, creating a masterpiece for a masterpiece.
Workaholic to the core, Dominico and Stefanowork tirelessly. Sleepless nights, endless discussions, and sketches, sketches, sketches ... In 1988, the designers signed a lucrative contract with Onward Kashiyama group, and from that moment their clothes are sold not only in Italy, but also in Japan.
In 1989, the pair introduced a line of fashionableswimwear and women's underwear, and a year later, unexpectedly for everyone - a collection of men's clothing, including accessories and ties. Then they released their first fragrance. By 1990, the brand Dolce & Gabbana became a symbol of high fashion.
It was they, Stefano Gabbano and Dominico Dolce,gave women lacy lingerie and bustier dresses, and teenagers of the world - artistically torn jeans. In their clothes, such mega-stars as Madonna, Isabella Rossellini, Monica Bellucci, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Kylie Minogue, Angelina Jolie and Victoria Beckham are dressed with pleasure.
Famous world-wide fashion designers produce clothesfor men, women and children, as well as glasses, scarves, belts, handbags. In a relatively short period of time, the couple becomes the owner of more than eighty stores around the world.
At the same time, they offer both luxury clothes and a line of more affordable jeans, T-shirts and dresses under the D & G brand. This brand loves the young people of the whole planet!
Subtlety of style
Favorite colors of trendsetters - red,black and white. Dolce and Gabbana do not tolerate dull, mixed halftones and do not like synthetics. They do not recognize the frankly open, went the paraded body, preferring in their creations to make only a seductive hint at the piquant parts of the body. At the same time designers somehow magically combine the combination with the incongruous, resulting in unique, exclusive things that leave no one indifferent. The designers themselves argue that the whole secret is that they both have different tastes, so when they create each collection, they are looking for a compromise.
Stefano Gabbana and Dominico Dolce together alreadymore than 25 years. Romantic relations between them have ended, however there was a strong friendship and full mutual understanding. They do not think themselves without each other. Dolce and Gabbana are a perfect example of the fact that mutual partnership and creativity is possible even after the novel has ended with a long life ...