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
Debuted in 1957
-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