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About The Designer Designer Bio

Dolce & Gabbana is an innovative fashion team run by Domenico

Dolce & Gabbana is an innovative fashion house run by DoDolce and Stefano Domenico Dolce was born in 1962 menico Dolce andGabbana. Stefano Gabbana. Domenico Dolce wasin born inItaly. 1962Dolce in Milan, Dolce studied fashion design in Milan, studiedItaly. fashion design in Sicily, gaining experiSicily, gaining experience in his parent’s businesses. Gabbaence in his parent’s businesses. however, na, however, studied graphicGabbana, design and gainedstudied work graphic experience inand fashion an assistant in an artist’s studio Milan. design gainedassome work experience in fashion as aninassistant The pair first met in 1980, when they began working for the in an artist’s in Milan. The pair first met in 1980, when Dolce same artist’sstudio studio. began working for the same artist’s studio as Gabbana.

In 1985, the duo made their name together when the organizers of the Milano Collezioni invited them to showcase their designs in aduo fashion that launched newthe talents. A year In 1985, the made show their name together when organizers of after the fashion show, Dolce and Gabbana presented their the Collezioni invited them to showcaseshow their that designs in a firstMilano independent women’s ready-to-wear won them international acclaim. fashion show that launched new talents. A year after the fashion show, and Gabbana presented their first independent DolceDolce and Gabbana’s first boutique opened in 1989 in women’s Toyko,

Japan. Dolceshow and that Gabbana’s fashion house acclaim. is headquartered ready-to-wear won them international in Milan, Italy.

Dolce and Gabbana’s first boutique opened in 1989 in Toyko, Japan.

Not long they met,Dolce & Gabbana became Dolce and after Gabbana’s fashion house is headquartered in romantiMilan, Italy. cally involved. The duo split in 2005, but still maintain a professional relationship.

Dolce&Gabbana (spelled without spaces, unlike the name of the com-

Dolce&Gabbana, the brand (spelled without spaces, unlike pany) specializes more expensive luxury is influenced the name of theon company) specializes onitems, moreand expensive luxurydesigners items. The brand influenced by designers and is more by and is more is formal and timeless. Dolce&Gabbana reformal and timeless. Dolce&Gabbana responds to long-term sponds long-term rather than seasonal changes. trends to rather thantrends seasonal changes.


Brushstrokes Floral Tulle

Target Market

Customer Profile Age:25-35 Occupation: Magazine Editors, Entertainment/Fashion Industry Executives, Lawyers, Doctors Annual Income: $100,000+ Education:College Educated Residence/Type & Location: Mansions, Luxury Estates, Condos, Penthouse or Loft/Urban America and Abroad; Major Cities, Affluent Neighborhoods Marital Status: Single Children: No Leisure Activites:Traveling, Broadway Musicals, Album Release Parties, Movie Premieres, Red Carpet Events, Shopping Vacation/Travel: Paris, Dubai, London, Tokyo Favorite Designers: Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Lacroix, Dior, Roberto Cavalli, Hermes, Gucci, Lanvin Favorite Stores: High Fashion Boutiques, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus

Spring 2008 Collection

Contact Info

Joseph Allen (704)724-5811 1832 Nantuckett Lane Apt.306 Charlotte, NC 28270



Ta Da! A colorful lookbook that I made for my Fashion Presentation class.