Fashion Tips: All About Roberto Cavalli

Roberto Cavalli is more than just jeans. Learn the history of the famous designer's collection of hip, sexy and edgy clothing and accessories for men and women.

Cool, chic, glam, wild, hip and sexy are just a few words that can describe Roberto Cavalli. The brand is distributed in over 30 countries and the clothes are worn on the red carpet by some of the hottest celebrities in film today. Find out everything you could possibly want to know about Roberto Cavalli from the sexy style of his clothes to interesting facts about the famed designer.

Roberto Cavalli Timeline -The Man behind the Wild Side

-He was born in Florence, Italy on November 15, 1940.

-1972 Roberto Cavalli showed his first collection in Florence in the historic White Room of Palazzo Pitti.

-In the "˜90's he relaunched his career with his ex-Miss Universe wife and it has continued to expand to worldwide success.

Signature Style

Roberto Cavalli is all about edgy, high-end fashion. Animal print, exotic patterns and unique prints are all a signature of Roberto Cavalli. He is known for his jeans, whether they are sandblasted, sequined or ripped, Cavalli jeans are "the jeans" to own. Roberto Cavalli himself says he enjoys "dangerous dressing".

The main line is of course Roberto Cavalli and is the pricier out of all of the lines, which includes a men and women's line. The prêt-a-porter line includes Just Cavalli, Class- the knitwear line, Roberto Cavalli Underwear, Freedom Roberto Cavalli, Roberto Cavalli Eyewear, Roberto Cavalli Timewear, Roberto Cavalli Angels (little girls collection) and Roberto Cavalli Perfume and Roberto Cavalli Casa (products for the home).

Interesting Facts

-In the early "˜70's Brigitte Bardot was in St. Tropez and wore one of his creations.



-Roberto Cavalli is a Scorpio.

-It runs in the family"¦his mom was a tailor and his grandpa was an impressionist painter. He too loved art and fashion, as you can see, today he fuses both.

-He wasn't always embraced by the fashion world, especially when he just started out in his career. Some thought he was too forward with his designs.

-Roberto Cavalli and his wife Eva also run a Just Cavalli restaurant in Milan, and a café and have their very own chocolate factory in Florence, Italy.

-Roberto Cavalli has five children, three with his current wife Eva and two with his previous wife.

Celebrities that Wear his Creations - Both Italian and American Celebs

An array of celebrities wears his creations on and off the red carpet. Here are some of the hottest celebrities that wear his clothes.

Jennifer Lopez, Ornella Muti, Anna Oxa, Nancy Brilli, Mena Suvari, Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige, Cindy Crawford, Cher, Lenny Kravitz, Bono from U2, Anthony Hopkins and Sting.

Boutiques

Find his collections worldwide in finer boutiques and department stores. However, Roberto Cavalli has boutiques in Milan, New York, Capri, Miami, Las Vegas, Saint Tropez, St. Barth, San Paolo, Brazil and Moscow, Russia to name a few.

Roberto Cavalli is an energetic man and it shows through his high-energy collections. His clothes are exciting, of-the-moment and true art forms at best. When you see a Cavalli piece, you know what it is instantly. There is no mistaking for any other designer. It's unique - It's Roberto Cavalli.

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