Dolce & Gabbana
Founded: 1985, Milan, Italy
Founder: Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana
Products: Clothing, footwear, handbags, sunglasses, watches, jewellery, perfumery and cosmetics.
In 1958 Domenico Dolce, a talented boy from Polizzi, was born in a family owned a small clothing business. Domenico worked from childhood for his family. Stefano Gabbana was born in Milan 1962 and educated graphics first however he was in favor of fashion, so soon turn into the fashion. In 1980, Domenico and Stefano met each other in Milan during they were working in atelier as assistance. Seeing a common passion made them to work together. After a period working as assistant designers, they established a designer consulting studio and then the Dolce & Gabbana label was created by these two creative guys who both made their name together.
Establishing a brand
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have Founded Dolce & Gabbana brand in 1985, by presenting their first women’s collection in 1985 in Milan officially started working in fashion industry. A year later their store would open its doors. In time this brand growing and after four years Dolce & Gabbana began designing underwear and swimming costumes. In the next following year, they started to export their products to Japan and other countries including the United States where they founded their own showroom in 1990. Two years later in 1992, their men’s collection and first perfume Dolce & Gabbana entered to the market. These such a hard work led them to won the Woolmark award in 1991 and Perfume’s Academy “Most Feminine Flavor of the Year” in 1993.
This Italian luxury fashion brand presents diverse products in clothing, footwear, handbags, sunglasses, watches, jewelry, perfumery and cosmetics. Some of them are deeply colored with animal prints. In 2009, it launched its make-up range at London by Scarlett Johansson. In 2010, it was announced that American singer Madonna would design a collection of sunglasses, MDG, and also offers fragrances for men and women. ‘The One’ is a perfume by Dolce&Gabbana in that way.
Until now, Dolce & Gabbana has achieved success to produce high-designs timeless products as well as seasonal changes in a way that has gained a lot of attention among celebrities.
Some pictures of last fashion show, spring and summer collection 2019 are shown. The interesting point was the presence of Monica Bellucci in its runway.