Roberto Cavalli showed his first collection of printed leather gowns in 1970 and has since built his lifestyle empire around inventive and fiercely individualistic designs. Cavalli favors innovation and pushes technique to the limit with his lush experimentation. The Roberto Cavalli brand is synonymous with glam and rock. He infuses magnificent designs with bold color and exclusive prints for unforgettable results.
While studying at the Academy of Art in Florence in 1957, Cavalli decided not to become an artist, instead choosing the direction of textiles and fashion. Roberto Cavalli is a designer of both substance and style, as he has made cutting-edge developments in textile technology throughout his career. Having patented his innovative leather printing technique, he worked closely with other design houses, including Hermès.
The first Roberto Cavalli boutique opened in Saint-Tropez in 1972. He quickly became known as the designer for the stars, from Brigitte Bardot to Victoria Beckham. Now one of the world's most sought after designers, Roberto Cavalli garments embody a classic and elegant feel, yet remain forward thinking in design. Well-constructed and classic styles flatter the figure, while Roberto Cavalli's signature touch and unexpected elements appear on each piece. Enjoy unmistakably opulent and glamorous lingerie and swimwear with Roberto Cavalli.HIDE DESIGNER TEXT