Roberto Cavalli Home's latest collection is a walk on the wild side". Il nero non è mai assoluto [ Black is never absolute ] in Italian.
There was animalia, vaguely tribal prints, rustic weaves and embroideries. Also a surplus of jersey. The sex factor for which the house is known was fully intact, here with a playful sportiness that felt welcome. In that respect, Surridge is steering the house in a new direction. Milan Fashion Week Roberto Cavalli. Essentialist Today's Must Read. Business Sears Holdings Corp. Tokyo Fashion Week Spring Stair RTW Spring Fashion is facing a blistering pace of technology, a complex economic backdrop, and shifting social mores, priorities, and lifestyles.
Tap the link in our bio to find out more. Priyankachopra had more than one reason to be smiling at Tiffanyandco last night. In the Italian fashion designer's debut collection in Paris showcased his leather patchwork designs, created with the collaboration of Mario Valentino.
In he showcased his patchwork designs applied to jeans in the first Roberto Cavalli Women's runway collection show at Palazzo Pitti in Florence, which was the major prêt-à-porter event at the time in Italy. At the end of the Seventies, most of the relevant Italian fashion houses of the time moved to Milan.
Cavalli, instead, decided to stay in Florence, far from the city that was to become the Italian fashion capital for the next decade.
In the early Nineties most of the corporate departments were located in Milan. The Collection at the Milan Fashion Week made the brand a global success. The new collection put on stage the Cavalli Woman: Animalier prints, which were a distinctive element of the brand, seduced many celebrities and the glamourous style soon appeared on the red carpet.
Later, the sand-blasted denim came out and the fashion house was the first to show Lycra stretch jeans. In the meantime, new clothing lines were launched on the market: The first Roberto Cavalli mono-brand boutique opened in Venice in At the end of , the brand was distributed in more than 30 countries, including the United States, Asian and Russian markets .
Through the decade, the fashion house started to diversify its portfolio by signing partnerships and licensing agreements for the production and worldwide distribution of new accessories lines.
Marcolin Group started developing and distributing Roberto Cavalli and Just Cavalli sunglasses and optical frames. The Just Cavalli Club opened in Milan the same year and, together with the other Club in Dubai, it is now considered to be representative of the brand's lifestyle experience. On the 40th anniversary celebrations in , the label presented an exclusive runway collection in Paris, which included most of its iconic dresses .
In the last years under Cavalli's lead, the new interior design division Roberto Cavalli Home debuted at the Salone del Mobile trade fair in . In the meantime, the call for buyers had already started. Named CEO in July  , former Versace head Gian Giacomo Ferraris started a reorganization plan aimed at rationalizing production, logistics and retail cost operations in the midst of a turnaround effort for the company.
The plan turned out as a return to the company's Tuscan origins: In May the company appointed Paul Surridge as the new creative director of the maison, following the departure of Peter Dundas, who had covered the role since .
To revamp its lines, the group focused on accessories, women's pret-à-porter and men's collections. Growing direct sales  has reversed the first 2-year downward trend of the new era.
A recent partnership with Damac real estate developer to build new Cavalli Villas in the Middle East has stimulated steady growth of the Home division.
The first Roberto Cavalli mono-branded boutique opened in Venice in , followed by the Milan-based boutique in via della Spiga in , and new stores in Rome and Florence.
Visit the Roberto Cavalli® online store and shop for the latest women, men, junior and home collections. A wide selection of Roberto Cavalli Women's Clothing from the best brands on YOOX. Shop online: delivery in 48 hours and secure payments. Roberto Cavalli. Roberto Cavalli, one of fashion’s most acclaimed designers, showcased his first collection in Since then, the Italian designer has gone on to create a complete lifestyle experience with ready-to-wear clothing, bags, accessories, footwear and fragrances.