Nino Cerruti

Where is he from?

Biella, Italy

Capital is Milan

How did he come to be a designer?

After modernizing his grandfather's weaving shop, he launched a ready to wear men's collection. In 1967 he created his own fashion house in Paris

What made him famous?

Grandfather's weaving shops he took over in 1950 at age 19.

Debuted in 1957

Main Style

Ready to wear for men and women

Interesting Facts

-Has had his own flagship store since 1967

-In 1978 he launched his own men's cologne

-Among the first designers to sponsor sport celebrities.

-Known for dressing the movie industry including Richard Gere and Julia Roberts