This self-made university drop-out built a fashion empire using his raw talent. Because he was born to poor family in Milan his ambition to successes was big.
He began to show interest in the fashion business at a young age when he worked in a department stores for other designers.
Because he had the help of Sergio Galeotti his friend and future partner, Armani began to design independently. After that is all history.
His big success came when he was given the opportunity to dress the actor Richard Gere for his role in the film American Gigolo.
The brand took advantage of it and began to be known by everyone. The Armani brand is known for its range of men’s suits but the label itself is a synonym with luxury clothing.
Now he owns hotels in Dubai and Milan, because of his wealth. Giorgio Armani is an example to follow for your future.
Remember Rachel from the TV show “Friends” worked at Ralph Lauren? Well, the Ralph Lauren is the company/brand of Ralph Rueben Lifshitz. He was born in the Bronx, NY and managed to earn a net worth of $7.7 billion.
The perfect example of the American Dream! Lauren took a big risk by taking out $50k in loan to start the brand Polo and selling men’s neckties.
But when that proved to be a big success, Lauren launched a line of suits, followed by the line of polo shirts. The Polo shirts are defining the imagine of Ralph Lauren and that image will stand forever.
He is also collects cars, owns between 50-100 Ferraris, Bentleys and Alfa Romeos. He needs something to do with his money, right?
One of the most innovative male designers. This guy is so awesome and made his fortune without any formal training in fashion. Rosso is the mastermind behind the explosion of “stonewashed”. Stonewashed is the process for jeans in which the jeans are literally washed with stones to give them a faded, worn look.
The best idea Rosso had when he co-founded the popular clothing line Diesel. But there is life after Diesel, he has focused on adding to his fashion empire the high-end Dutch fashion house Viktor & Rolf.
And recently bought the Italian brand Marni; Renzo Rosso is a man drive by success. I’m sure we’ll be hearing from him soon enough.
He was originally a graphic designer and now his net worth is $2 billion. The prove that you can do it.
Gabbana met Dolce and the both had an emotional connection. However in 2005 they broke-up but remained business partners.
And they had the best idea continuing the fashion business that will became the most recognized designer labels in the world.
Dolce started because his parents owned a clothing factory, from which he had the basic essential training he needed.
The half of the Dolce & Gabbana, the Italian designer has a net worth of $2 billion. Dolce met Stefano Gabbana soon after he finished his studies. And now the duo is one of the biggest fashion empires in the world.
Now Dolce & Gabbana clothing line is a celebrity’s favorite. The company makes 9-figure profits each year.