90th Birthday of Giorgio Armani, World Style Icon

More than half a century as a protagonist of fashion and Made in Italy in the world, a timeless style between black and white tones, beige (and greige) and above all the famous Armani blue, inspired by the American cinema of the 20s and 30s. an elegant mix between classic and deconstructed modern, which has gone beyond the catwalks to also dress sports with the same result. Italy and the fashion world celebrate the 90th birthday of Giorgio Armani, emblem of an independent designer like his own words that will forever resonate in the Olympus of fashion: “If they copy you, it's because you do the right thing”. , one of the pearls of one of the most famous characters in the world and of a man who has always known how to defend and claim his freedom of thought.

The first of three children (the others Rosanna and Sergio) of Ugo Armani and Maria Raimondi, a young high school student in his hometown of Piacenza, Giorgio moved to Milan at a very young age in 1949, at the age of 15, graduated and then enrolled in medicine at the State University, interrupting his studies to answer the call to arms. At the end of his military service, he was hired as a clerk at Rinascente until 1965. The year in which he was hired by Nino Cerruti for the fashion line of the Hitman brand. This would be the first step towards a career that started from the bottom and reached the absolute top: “I would like, with my story, to be an example, a stimulant and to remind everyone that real work leads far”, he said recently. year in his speech in May 2023 on the occasion of his honorary degree in Global Business Management from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Piacenza.

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