Designer Giorgio Armani, the sole shareholder of his eponymous, 41-year-old Italian fashion house, is streamlining the far-reaching company, in reaction to sales falling for a third year. Revenue dropped 8% at constant exchange rates to 2.1 billion euros ($2.3 billion) in 2018, Armani said in a statement Friday. Net profit slipped by more than half...

In the last 25 years some of the biggest names in Italian fashion, including Armani, Bulgari, Versace, Fendi and Ferragamo, have extended their reach into the luxury hotel business. Development has largely followed economic cycles, occasionally defying the odds, but the fit between Italian fashion and hospitality has proved to be as resilient and e...

Giorgio Armani has unveiled on Monday a new partnership with the Italian Soccer Federation. In particular, the designer and the Italian sport institution have signed a four-year partnership that will see the country’s national soccer team wearing formal off-field Emporio Armani uniforms. Previously, the Armani company created the uniforms for the I...

PLAYING GIORGIO ARMANI: Mediaset is filming a four-episode TV series set in the Seventies and spotlighting the development of Italy’s ready-to-wear designers who have helped build the country’s fashion industry. Called “Made in Italy,” the series will bow in the fall and Giorgio Armani will be one of the designers portrayed, played by Italian heart...

Italian fashion giant Giorgio Armani has big plans for Madison Avenue. The Armani Group and SL Green, New York’s largest commercial property owner, announced plans to redevelop the Giorgio Armani flagship on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The 16,000-sq.-ft. store is located in a 97,000-sq.-ft. building at 760 Madison Ave. The building will be complet...

On the blistering Fifth Avenue streets, armed with bustling tourists and haute couture icons, there lies a piece of Italy: the Armani Ristorante Fifth Avenue. Posted inside Giorgio Armani’s New York flagship store, this contemporary and elegant midtown gem presents a unique sensory experience—with eyes set on Central Park in the background—lending...

GIORGIO ARMANI, NOW 84, spends a great deal of time shuttling between his nine residences throughout Europe, the United States and the Caribbean. Unsurprisingly for someone whose exacting, understated aesthetic has profoundly shaped both fashion and the culture at large, he likes things to be just so in each of them. One of the reasons he keeps suc...

EA7 Emporio Armani will be the official outfitter of the 2018 Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams for the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. This is the third time the brand has been the official outfitter of the Italian team including in London in 2012, Sochi in 2015, and Rio in 2016. The athletes will wear EA7 sportswear that will be deli...

“Dums are never elegant while smart people always are…” These provocative words have been used by someone who knows a lot about fashion: Giorgio Armani, an outstanding fashion icon not only within the Italian borders but all over the world. July 11th marks Armani’s 83rd birthday. Life was not always easy for the talented Italian fashion designer. B...

Giorgio Armani celebrated on Thursday the 40th anniversary of his fashion house and at the same time gave the green light to Expo 2015 as a Special Ambassador of the long-awaited event.   The event also included the inauguration of Armani Silos which will be at the disposal of whoever wants to know about the four decades of Armani style and...