SEDUCTION, CHARM AND MYSTERY. THE FLORENTINE ELEGANCE – Roberto Capucci: The trend does not exist; every customer has its own colors

A god of fashion. He created Fashion in Italy

Not far from Palazzo Pitti, the Roberto Capucci Museum, is into the seventeenth-century Villa Bardini, whose garden embellished with sculptures, it exploits the slope of the hill, with panoramic points on the city of Florence. On four levels, the villa has sixty rooms, covering 3800 square meters. You can enter with the same ticket as the Boboli Gardens.

Roberto Capucci, born in 1930, had attended the Art School and the Academy of Fine Arts. In 1951, at the age of only 21, he presented his creations for the first time at the residence of the Marquis Giorgini in Florence. In 1952, that small creative fashion designer, together with other stylists, sportwear and boutique firms, participated in the first historic fashion show at the White Room of Palazzo Pitti.

For the absolute originality of his creations, Christian Dior defined the twenty-six year old Roberto Capucci the best creator of Italian fashion. With a technical-stylistic revolution, in 1958 he created the Box Line, an innovative proposal for which he received the Fashion Oscar in Boston as best fashion creator, together with Pierre Cardin and James Galanos. In 1962, he opened his atelier in Rue Cambon in Paris. Four years later, he returned to Italy, in Rome, in the atelier in via Gregoriana to present his collections on the Italian fashion calendar.

He loves to experiment with different materials, appreciates India, Nepal and Cambodia. He has dressed characters from the world of entertainment, the aristocracy and the international jet set. Roberto Capucci is one of the greatest designers of the twentieth century. He has only one vice, that of spending money on clothing. Among the books dedicated to him, The Silk Sculptor is the one that briefly traces his path of life and work.

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