Robert Cavalli – The Flamboyant Master


Robert Cavalli is a high-end Italian fashion company founded by Roberto Cavalli, opening his first boutique in Saint-Tropez in 1972. Cavalli is especially well known for exotic prints, and work with printing on leather, and other fashion innovations. The Roberto Cavalli fashion house currently is composed of the following labels: Roberto Cavalli, just cavalli, Roberto Cavalli Junior, Roberto Cavalli Parfums, Roberto Cavalli Home.

Roberto Cavalli Career Highlights:

Began career as a textile printer for an Italian knitwear line, 1960; started a T–shirt, denim, and leather design company; worked for the design house of Mario Valentino; opened namesake boutique in Saint–Tropez, France; showed first women’s collection in Florence, Italy, 1972; launched short–lived men’s line, 1974; design house revived in early 1990s with the success of Cavalli Jeans line (renamed Just Cavalli); began showing women’s lines during Milan Fashion Week, 1994; opened Madison Avenue boutique, September, 1999; also designs Roberto Cavalli Casa, a housewares division, and has ten product licenses, from fragrance to footwear.

The Story of Roberto Cavalli:

Roberto Cavalli Quotes:

“I really admire a woman for her intelligence, her personality. Beauty is not enough.”

“I love being a fashion designer.”

“Leopard is an animal design, and my designs come from nature.”

“In the evening every man looks the same. Like penguins. Women have a special dress for that event; men, the same tuxedo.”

“Fashion should be something that in the morning, when you open your window, you say, ‘Oh fantastic, sun!’ Then you take your shower, you say, ‘OK fantastic, which colour I wear today because I feel happy?’ This should be fashion.”

“I think God is the most fantastic designer.”


Originally posted 2016-09-16 17:41:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Also published on Medium.

Leave a comment