Giorgio ArmaniGiorgio Armani
(born July 11
) is a world famous fashion designer
. He was born in Piacenza
. From 1961
, he worked under Nino Cerruti, whom he left in order to do freelance work. In 1974
, he established his own label for men. Starting in 1975
, he began to incorporate ideas from mens
' fashion into a line for women
. With its easy fit using mens' fabrics, the line was highly successful.
In 1996, Armani was one of several designers convicted of corruption.