roberto-cavali-logo000000-940x529Roberto Cavalli

Roberto Cavalli was born in Florence Italy in 1940.  Opening the first namesake boutique in Saint Tropez circa 1972. Fashion Designer, Inventor and known for animal prints.

 

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Some interesting facts about Roberto Cavalli both fashion designer and inventor With Some Of My Favorite Leather Jackets from hisd currant and past collections.

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Cavalli’s grandfather was a known artist and part of the famous group of painters in the 19th century the Macchiaioli movement.Cavalli leather jacket

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The movement strayed away from the norm in Italian painting choosing to make the art outdoors for natural lighting.  This sounds genius  considering how many discrepancies the inconsistent flickering candlelight must have caused.cavalli-moto-leather-jacket  

Early in the 1970’s just in his 30’s Cavalli invented and patented a machine that printed different stylish patchwork type prints.  Cavalli’s creative machine enabled a meeting with Pierre Cardin who commissioned use of this clever machine.roberto-cavalli-spring-summer-2014-collection-0005

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In 1977 Roberto would serve as a judge in the Miss Universe contest where Miss Austria would win second place and apparently the designers heart.  The two married in 1980.Cavalli 2014 pre fall

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Interesting fact is that the first place Miss Universe was Miss Trinidad and historically the first black woman to win the contest.cavalli exotic leather

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 2014 Cavalli was heavily criticized by the Hindu community for designing ladies undergarments with Hindu deities and gods on them. roberto-cavalli

Roberto Cavalli Men's runway Python Snake skin tattoo Jacket -VIP exclusive RARE runwayShortly thereafter a lawsuit was filed stating Cavalli took the Islamic sufism  symbol rebranding the logo for the Cavalli brands.  He won the lawsuitRoberto-Cavalli

In March 2019 Cavalli stores surprisingly all shut down leaving all 93 workers without jobs.  The company filed for bankruptcy shortly thereafter.

ROBERTO CAVALLI 'RUNWAY' JET BLACK PONYHAIR LEATHER MEN FITTED JACKET L sleeve

ROBERTO CAVALLI 'RUNWAY' JET BLACK PONYHAIR LEATHER MEN FITTED JACKET L front

ROBERTO CAVALLI 'RUNWAY' JET BLACK PONYHAIR LEATHER MEN FITTED JACKET L up close collar

ROBERTO CAVALLI 'RUNWAY' JET BLACK PONYHAIR LEATHER MEN FITTED JACKET L closee back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ending on a positive note another invention of Roberto Cavalli’s was the style of sand blasted jeans which were popular back in the 80’s and early 1990’s. 

 

 

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