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					Dolce & Gabbana is a company started by two Italian designers, Domenico Dolce and
Stefano Gabbana. Little did they know that they would go on to develop the global
brand of D&G watches, clothes, sunglasses and more. The couple opened their first D
& G Studio in 1982 in Milan, Italy. The studio struggled until the two designers
decided to go to the Milano Colleziono Fashion show in October of 1985. The
designers were seen as having potential and as rising new designers. With that
encouragement, the pair worked on their first collection and released it one year later
and called it "real woman".

Although they are still considered as being young to the fashion industry, the
designers have made a fortune with their fashion house of Dolce & Gabbana. One of
their drawing cards is their high profile clients like Madonna. Dolce and Gabbana
designed one of Madonna's wardrobes that she wore on one of her world tours.
Madonna is not the only highly visible model for their brilliantly designed clothing.
Some of their other clients are Sophia Loren and the Beckhams.

Dolce & Gabbana may be a young fashion house but they are considered one of the
most influential and powerful houses in the world of high fashion. From their simple
beginnings in 1985 at the Milan fashion show where they showed their homemade
designs of intricate patterns and complex fastenings, to the outfitting of some of the
world's most famous women, Dolce & Gabbana have seemingly taken control of the
world of fashion.

Their 1985 show was inspired by the works of Sophia Loren. They later were inspired
by gangster pinstripes and the sexy black suits as well as corset dresses. The pair
claims that they became obsessed with emphasizing the female curves when they
visited Sicily in 1989. It was then when Dolce & Gabbana clothing was being shown
in Tokyo. When Dolce & Gabbana visited New York City, their presence as a premier
house of fashion was settled.

Also, in 1989 Dolce & Gabbana signed an agreement with a Japanese group called the
Kashiyama Group. They opened their first boutique in Japan in 1989 and also
introduced their first men's collection of designer clothes two years later in their
Japanese boutique.

D&G watches then followed. In 2000, the designers Dolce & Gabbana joined the
highly prestigious Italian watchmakers the Binda Group, and added a touch of high
sparkling fashion to the line of watches begun by Innocent Binda in a tiny town near
Lake Maggiore in Italy in 1906.

One reason why Madonna and Sophia Loren have picked the clothing designed by
Dolce & Gabbana is since they make women look in their own words, "fantastically
sexy". Their designs are inspired by historical periods like the feminist era which they
re tool into extremely glamorous and very modern clothing.

				
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