Italian style designers have long been admired for their type, and most of the largest and finest-recognized trend houses are Italian. In the Sixties, with the emergence of cinema and new youth cultures based mostly around music and trend, Italian clothes brands equivalent to Gucci drew the eye of quite a few stars and celebrities, corresponding to Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn and ‘A' list Hollywood personalities that projected Italian style manufacturers all around the globe.
If you are on the lookout for Italian trend but don't wish to go home penniless, classic stores like Mercantino Michela, Superfly and Lipstick Classic all offer designer labels like Ferragamo, Versace and Dolce & Gabbana for as much as 75% less than the retail value.
The shop was located within the famend Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and was principally selling stylish baggage, accessories and luxury items produced with refined materials and with refined store in Milan rapidly became well-identified among the Italian aristocracy and the most exclusive members of the European elite.
Bellissima: Italy and High Trend 1945 - 1968, a venture by MAXXI: Nationwide Museum of the XXI Century Arts in Rome, is curated by Maria Luisa Frisa, critic, trend curator and professor at IUAV University of Venice, Anna Mattirolo, MAXXI Arte Director and Stefano Tonchi, Editor-in-Chief of W magazine.
Style designers like Armani, Valentino, Pucci, Versace, Gucci, Prada, Ferragamo, Fendi, Bottega Veneta… helped develop what is now often called Italian type”, an ideal, elegant look recognizable all over the world, which combines creativity with top quality in making the garments.