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Armani, Giorgio free

Born 11 July 1934; s of late Ugo Armani and of Maria Raimondi

Italian fashion designer

Education

Univ. of Milan

Career

Mil. Service, 1957. La Rinascente, Milan, 1957–64; Designer and Product Developer, Nino Cerruti, 1964–70; freelance designer, 1970–; founded Giorgio Armani SpA, 1975 and created own-label ready-to-wear clothing; has since introduced other Armani lines, incl. accessories, fragrances and eyewear. Dr hc RCA, 1991. Numerous fashion awards. Gran Cavaliere dell’ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana, 1987 (Commendatore, 1985; Grand’Ufficiale, 1986)

Publications

Giorgio Armani (autobiog.), 2015

Address

Giorgio Armani SpA, Via Borgonuovo 11, 20121 Milan

Italy

(02) 723181

Address

Giorgio Armani Corporation, 114 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011

USA