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Gaetano Savini, the man who was Brioni

Author: Fernando Morelli; Michelle Tolini Finamore; Gigliola Savini Perrone; Lea Della Cagna
Publisher: New York, NY : Assouline [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the age when Savile Row was synonymous with men's style, Gaetano Savini put Italy on the map, beginning with the first men's fashion show at Florence's Palazzo Pitti in 1952. His legacy as the visionary and designer extraordinaire behind the Brioni luxury brand is celebrated in this spectacular illustrated edition, highlighting examples of innovative cuts, bold colors, and the psychedelic patterns that led the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Gaetano Savini
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fernando Morelli; Michelle Tolini Finamore; Gigliola Savini Perrone; Lea Della Cagna
ISBN: 9781614284543 1614284547
OCLC Number: 913337808
Description: 202 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Responsibility: by Fernando Morelli, Lea Della Cagna and Michelle Finamore ; preface by Gigliola Savini Perrone.

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"In the age when Savile Row was synonymous with men's style, Gaetano Savini put Italy on the map, beginning with the first men's fashion show at Florence's Palazzo Pitti in 1952. His legacy as the visionary and designer extraordinaire behind the Brioni luxury brand is celebrated in this spectacular illustrated edition, highlighting examples of innovative cuts, bold colors, and the psychedelic patterns that led the Peacock Revolution of the 1960s. Replete with letters, photographs, and personal anecdotes from Savini's daughter and Brioni heir, The Man Who Was Brioni details how Brioni came to be known as the Dior of menswear"--Publisher's description.

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