Rino Burdi Is A Man Of Style

Jan 07, 2020 393

BY: Allison Duncan

At the tender age of 10, Burr Ridge’s Rino Burdi tagged along to work with his father, Alfonso. The rest, as they say, is history. Today, Burdi runs the day-to-day operations of the family’s namesake luxury Italian menswear brand, Burdi, which he took over from Alfonso in 1995.

“You could say I was born into it,” says Burdi. “I watched my dad cut and make clothing for people like Joe DiMaggio and Plácido Domingo. While he was constantly working, he still always found time to spend with me. These stories tend to make us. And he saw at an early age that I had a flair for the business and was artistically inclined, but the business needed a designer more than a tailor, so I grew into that role.”

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SOURCE: https://jwcdaily.com

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