29 Jul Dress for Success

First off, we are well aware that most, if not all of the brands featured in this article are quite pricey and not what many would consider everyday wear. However, (bear with us here) in paying for clothes, jewelry, bags, or accessories from Italian fashion houses, you're often shelling out money not just for the item, but for the illustrious history behind it. So where are your euros going? Find out in Panrimo's: Top 7 Italian Fashion Houses Gucci [caption id="attachment_936" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The thin red line, of luxury.[/caption] http://creditworksusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/gucci-wallpaper-for-iphone.png Founded by Guccio Gucci in 1921 in Florence, Gucci started as a saddlery and leather company which can be denoted by its icons – saddle bit and green-red-green (which was used during horse races to determine which saddle belong to which owner). Gucci has an official partnership with UNICEF and has contributed over $7 million to its children campaign. Gucci’s notable creative directors include Tom Ford and current director, Frida Giannini. Prada [caption id="attachment_937" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Steamer trunk? Perhaps not. Sparkly? Yes.[/caption] http://cdn1.purseblog.com/images/2013/06/Prada-Saffiano-Studded-Mini-Zip-Crossbody.jpg Established in 1913 by Mario Prada in Milan, Prada started as a leather goods store that sold English steamer trunks and handbags. Prada now dabbles in ready-to-wear, jewelry and wine – among other lines. Once a supplier to the Italian Royal Family, Prada now owns such labels as Miu Miu (named after Miuccia Prada) and Luna Rossa. Fendi [caption id="attachment_938" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Not the edible kind of baguette.[/caption] http://blog.stylesight.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/fendi-baguette.jpg Adele and Edoardo Fendi founded Fendi in 1925 in Rome. Specializing...

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