Italian designer Giorgio Armani flaunts a renowned vocation, spanning over 35 years in the fashion industry. Since in 1975, while propelling in his career, he somehow managed the development of his own brand from a signature menswear line to luxury fashion imperium including Emporio Armani clothing lines of footwear, beautifying agents, home décor, and the most prominent Giorgio Armani Privé.
Armani was born in Piacenza, a town in Northern Italy, where he grew up with his kin and guardians. At first, Armani desired a career in medicine and consequently joined the University of Milan's Medicine Department.
In 1953, he suspended his examinations and went to serve in the military. After serving in the army, Armani aimed for a divergent profession. So, he began working at La Rinascente as a window dresser.
Later he turned into the salesman of men’s habiliments department and gained experience in the marketing segment of the fashion industry. During the 1960s, he moved to Nino Cerruti to design men’s apparel.
His prominence developed and for the following decade, he commenced doing freelance work. Around a similar time, he met Sergio Galeotti who convinced Armani to start a fashion designing business in Corso Venezia, Milan.
During this time, Armani extensively worked together with sundry fashion houses, like Hilton, Bagutta, Montedoro, Sicons, Tendresse, and Allegri. In 1975 Giorgio Armani established his own organization with Galeotti. Armani not only engendered apparel for men but additionally for women.
In 1990 Armani claimed 2,000 shops worldwide and his annual sales stood roughly at $2 billion. He extended his business and commenced offering products and accommodations cognate to book publishing and home furnishing/embellishment. In his profession, Armani has attempted to put resources into everything in which he can use his structural and designing sense.
Lamentably in 1985, Giorgio Armani endured both professionally and personally when his companion and accomplice Galeotti died from AIDS. In spite of this misfortune, Armani demonstrated the world that he can maintain the business autonomously both with qualities of a designer and executive.
Armani introduced some significant changes to the fashion industry, for example, restricting models under the body mass index of 18. This move he made after Ana Carolina Reston starved her body to death on account of anorexia nervosa.
Proceeding onward, the designer broadcasted his amassment in the cyber world in 2007 via MSN and Cingular cell phone. Furthermore, Samsung teamed up with Armani to engender Giorgio Armani phones. Besides, he has designed outfits for Lady Gaga as well.
He is wholeheartedly inspired by sports, however designing consistently trailed him. He is Olimpia Milano's leader which is a group of b-ball players, and he likewise designed suits for the national football team of England.
Furthermore, Armani presented an EA7 collection, inspired by Andriy Shevchenko, a footballer from Ukraine. Additionally, Armani was authorized by the Chelsea Football Club to plan the parlor and lounge area region where the Board of Directors conducts meetings.
Regardless of his prosperity and the way that a few people contrast him with Yves Saint Laurent and Coco Chanel, the designer keeps himself down to earth and has indulged many of his family members into his business. His sister and nieces work for his organization. He is depicted as Milan's authoritative distinction in his job as one of the most sapient and proficient fashion designers in his 70s.
Watch Giorgio Armani giving an interview to the Business of Fashion
Watch Giorgio Armani's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 Men's Fashion Show
Watch Giorgio Armani's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 Women's Fashion Show