Capucci referred to his fashions as a study in form. Known as the best Italian designer and for his "vigor, imagination, and uninhibited originality", Roberto Capucci is credited as one of the founding fathers of modern Italian fashion. He was born in the 1930s, established his reputation in...

Roberto Capucci with his creations On view through June 5, 2011 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art , Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion is the first survey of the Italian fashion designer/artist's work in the United States. Curated by Dilys Blum, Senior Curator of the Museum's Costume and...

) He then segued into a talk about Cristóbal Balenciaga and the parallels between Balenciaga's and Roberto Capucci's designs. What I most enjoyed about the lecture was hearing Bowles' personal experiences with Balenciaga's garments. As an example -- when he was a teen, he wanted to purchase...

Spinelli gained real-world design experience working for Roberto Capucci, Camillo Bona and Gattinoni. In 2011 the label was launched and the winning collection is pictured below: Romano nato Spinelli si è laureato in Economia e Commercio presso Università di Roma Tre. Alessio ha studiato...

surreal, fantastical paintings – and they become a visual study of form and space. Stella Lugosi? Oh. Stell. Ah. Haunted - when the minutes drag. Sarvangasana Stella. Ethel Granger meets Anna Dello Russo meets Dita Von Teese. Echoing Granger's record-breaking (likely back-breaking)...

" Highlights of the exhibition include costumes from the following productions: Giorgio Armani: Soul Roberto Capucci: Tribute to Maria Callas, Capriccio Enrico Coveri: The Great Gatsby Fendi: La Traviata, Carmen Alberta Ferretti: Carmen Romeo Gigli: The Magic Flute Antonio Marras: Midsummer...

Returning to Italy, he studied under Roberto Capucci and was introduced to the dramatic haute couture clothes and the bursting colors of the Roman master. After a two year period with Capucci, the Fendi family called him to oversee, as Senior Designer, the newly born Fendissime ine. There he...

I had already learned the power of couture having worked for some years for Pino Lancetti, Italy's greatest couturier after Roberto Capucci. I had lived with the passion and intensity. I knew about the almost religious fervour on both sides of the runway. But I had never realised the devotion...

Born and raised in Rome, Giambattista Valli studied at the Istituto Europeo del Design and Central St. Martin's School of Arts in London. Returning to Italy, he studied under Roberto Capucci for two years and was introduced to the dramatic haute-couture clothes and the bursting colors of the...

Rome, despite its fashion credentials as home to the illustrious houses of Fendi, Valentino and Gucci and its claim to home grown couturiers such as Roberto Capucci, still plays second fiddle to Milan as premier fashion capital where the money is. Rome's history though as the former centre...

 

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