Dolce & Gabbana is a luxury Italian fashion house founded in 1985 in Legnano by Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.
Legnano [leɲˈɲaːno] is an Italian town and comune with 60,313 inhabitants in the north-westernmost part of the Metropolitan City of Milan, about 20 kilometres from central Milan.
Stefano Gabbana is an Italian fashion designer and, along with Domenico Dolce, the co-founder of the Dolce & Gabbana luxury fashion house.
Fashion design is the art of application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories.
Dolce&Gabbana Men's Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Collection details by Dolce & Gabbana
The two met in Milan in 1980 and designed for the same fashion house.
Milan is a city in Italy, capital of the Lombardy region, and the most populous metropolitan area and the second most populous comune in Italy.
DOLCE&GABBANA MEN SUMMER 2012 FASHION SHOW by Dolce & Gabbana
In 1982 they established a designer consulting studio; in time it grew to become "Dolce & Gabbana".
They presented their first women's collection in 1985 in Milan, where a year later their store would open its doors.
In 1988, they launched a leotard line, and in 1989 they began designing underwear and swimming costumes.
Dolce & Gabbana started to export their products to Japan and other countries including the United States, where they founded their own showroom in 1990.
In 1992, the same year that they presented their men's collection, they also launched their first perfume Dolce & Gabbana.
They won the Woolmark award in 1991, and Perfume's Academy "Most Feminine Flavor of the Year" in 1993 for their fragrance Dolce & Gabbana Parfum.
Woolmark is a trademark owned by Australian Wool Innovation Limited.
By the end of the 1990s, the company's revenues were around $500 million and in 2003 their revenue reached $633 million.
By 2005, their turnover was €600 million.