Wednesday, March 23, 2011

BEST NEW DESIGNER - menswear - Antonio Azzuolo


Prior to launching a. a., Antonio Azzuolo served as design director for Ralph Lauren Purple and Black Label, where he dedicated his time to concept and design. Earlier, Azzuolo worked for over ten years at high-end New York and Parisian design institutions such as Hermès and Kenzo.

Having worked in such diverse environment within the fashion industry, Azzuolo brings to his a. a. line a cultivated design and luxury goods aesthetic as well as a market-driven methodology of work.

A native of Montreal, Azzuolo graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto, where he received his B.A.A. in Apparel Design with a specialization in Men's Tailoring. After graduation, Azzuolo moved to Milan, from where he participated in and won first place in the menswear category at the "Festival des Jeunes Stylistes de Hyères". This award presented him with an opportunity to relocate to Paris where he launched his professional career.

Official website here


Herético said...
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Herético said...

God, i would wear every single look <3
Amazing, isn't it?

Guilherme Valente said...

I agree! Did you know Antonio Azzuolo?

Rafael said...

It doesn't really matter if you like his design or not... The truth is that Antonio Azzuolo really is a creative guy, who understands how to use different colours, shapes and fabrics.

His F/W 11 collection is a good example.


Guilherme Valente said...

I totally agree with you! Thanks

Herético said...

I do know him.. His creations are gorgeous, he knows how to put together the black's monotomie&charm with the "joie de vivre" of vibrant colors. And he ceratinly knows the perfect sillouette a man should present.