Who is Roberto Cavalli?
Roberto Cavalli is an Italian prominent fashion designer and inventor. He is well known for exotic prints and for creating the sand-blasted look for jeans. Roberto Cavalli high-end Italian fashion house sells luxury clothing, perfume, and leather accessories. He is the founder of Roberto Cavalli.
Roberto Cavalli Age
He was born on November 15, 1940, in Florence, Italy. He is 78 years.
Roberto Cavalli Wife | Children
He married Silvanella Giannoni in 1964, and dissolved their marriage through a divorce in 1974. He later married Eva Duringer in 1980. He has five children; two from the first marriage and three from the second marriage.
Roberto Cavalli Early life
He was born in Florence, Tuscany, Italy to Giorgio (a mine surveyor) and Marcella Cavalli. His His maternal grandfather was an artist whose work is exhibited in the Uffizi Gallery and was a member of the Macchiaioli Movement. He enrolled at the local Art Institute where he concentrated more in textile print. He made a series of flower prints on knit hat caught the attention of major Italian hosiery factories while still a student.
He invented and patented a printing procedure on leather, and started creating patchworks of different materials in the early 1970s. He showcased these techniques in Paris and immediately got commissions from the likes of Pierre Cardin and Hermes. He presented his first namesake collection at the Salon for Prêt-à-Porter in Paris at the age of 32.
In 1972 he opened his first boutique in Saint-Tropez. In 1994, he presented the first sand-blasted jeans in Milian. He opened boutiques in Saint Barth, in the French Caribbean, followed by others in Venice and Saint-Tropez by December 1994. He also designs RC Menswear as well as the youth aimed line Just Cavalli, launched in 2000 and comprising today men’s wear, women’s wear and accessories, eyewear, watches, jewelry, perfumes, underwear, and beachwear.
He opened his first café-store in Florence, revamping it with his signature animal prints in 2002. In 1977, he was a judge at the Miss Universe 1977 pageant where his future wife (Eva Duringer) was a contestant, who represented Austria and won second place. He was awarded Honorary Master Diploma in Fashion Management from Domus Academy in Milan, during a ceremony after which he held a lectio magistralis on June 18, 2013.
He returned to the role of men’s creative director from his son, Daniele Cavalli, as of January 2014. He started with the 2014 fall collection and appointed Martyn Bal as his righthand man. He approached Investcorp an investment firm in the Persian Gulf, as a potential buyer of a stake in his fashion brand in May 2014.
Roberto Cavalli Net worth
He has a net worth of $500 million dollars.
Roberto Cavalli Label(s)
Roberto Cavalli, Justcavalli, Roberto Cavalli Junior, Roberto Cavalli Parfums, Roberto Cavalli Home.
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